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$107,950 Median Salary
10 Job Openings
  • Astronomers in Hawaii earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Astronomers Work in Hawaii?

In 2018, there were 90 Astronomers working in the state.

There were 80 Astronomers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 150 Astronomers working in it, which means Hawaii has fewer Astronomers than average.


Job Projections for Hawaii

Jobs for Astronomers in this state are not projected to grow or decrease, but nationwide they are growing at a rate of 10.0%.


Hawaii Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 10 annual job openings, and 100 total jobs in 2026 for Astronomers in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 200 annual jobs and 2,200 total jobs in 2026.

What do Astronomers Make in Hawaii?

In 2018 wages for Astronomers ranged from $55,030 to $208,000 with $107,950 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $26.46 to $100. The median hourly rate was $51.9.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $51.01 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.89.

The median salary in Hawaii is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top States for Astronomers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Astronomers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 280 $117,700
Arizona 230 $91,620
Texas 210 $103,370
Hawaii 90 $107,950
District of Columbia 70 $126,060
New Mexico 40 $73,130

Below are the states where Astronomers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $126,060
California $117,700
Hawaii $107,950
Texas $103,370
Arizona $91,620
New Mexico $73,130

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