ASTRONOMER

JOB DESCRIPTION

Astronomers conduct reasearch to understand the nature of the Universe. These researchers observe, measure, interpret, and develop theories, to explain celestrial and physical phenomena, using math.

EARNING POTENTIAL

Median Salary will be $95,000 to $100,000 a year.

JOB OUTLOOK

Average is 7% to 13% from 2010-2020

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

Minumum Degree is a PhD. Other degrees such as Doctoral, Masters and a Bachelors degrees are related to Astonomers. In Highschool you would want to take Chemistry, Physics, Computer Science, Algebra, Geometry, Calculus, Earth Science and Statistics.

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