- Master’s degree in astronomy but it is better to have a PhD
An astrophysicist makes $30,220 - $92,430 a year, plus sick leaves, paid vacations, medical insurance, and chances for pension plans
- The federal government, scientific research centers, and development services recruit a large number of astrophysicists.
- Biotechnology companies also hire senior and expert astrophysicists to work in their laboratories.
- An excellent example is NASA
- Analyze research data to determine its significance, using computers.
- Collaborate with other astronomers to carry out research projects.
- Develop and modify astronomy-related programs for public presentation.
- Measure radio, infrared, gamma, and x-ray emissions from extraterrestrial sources.
- Raise funds for scientific research.