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Astronomer Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$145,032 (USD)

Average Salary

$70/hr

Average Hourly

$6,164

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Astronomer is $145,032 a year and $70 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for an Astronomer is between $100,330 and $180,594. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for an Astronomer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Researches, evaluates, and utilizes principles of physics and mathematics to interpret and learn about the fundamental nature of the universe, including the sun, moon, planets, stars, and galaxies.
  • Solves problems in navigation, space flight, and satellite communications, and develops instrumentation and techniques used to observe and collect astronomical data.
Astronomer Job Prevalence in Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: Astronomers

Job family population: 2,020

Estimated population of Astronomer jobs: 1,857

Rate of error: 9.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$168,132
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Seattle, Washington

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

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