Job Description

Astronomers study objects found in space such as planets, moons, stars, solar systems, and galaxies

Training and Education Requirements

You must have a Ph.D in astronomy and you must know scientific methods such as observations and measurement. Also you need to be a good public speaker in order to explain to others about your research and findings

Job Outlook

The job outlook declines slowly every year because it requires extensive training

Earning Potential

Median Annual is $96,460

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