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Employment and Job Market Info for U.S. Metro Areas


Annual Earnings
National 1,830 1.0 $104,740Explore the national job market for Astronomers

data source:Bureau of Labor Statistics

Top job markets for Astronomers ranked by
concentration (left) and median earnings (right):

Metro areas with populations over 1 million

Metro Area Location Quotient
Tucson, AZ 22.9
DC Metro Area 8.0
LA Metro Area 1.3
Houston, TX 1.0
Metro Area Median Earnings
Houston, TX $141,370
DC Metro Area $140,890
LA Metro Area $105,820
Tucson, AZ $78,360

National - Job Listings

Applied Technology Associates (ATA) - Chantilly,VA
ATA is seeking applicants to serve as an Astronomical Research Scientist for the Advanced Electro-Optical and Infrared (EOIR) Sensors Program and will... Full Description

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics - Bethesda,MD
Application Attachments: Please include your resume and up to two additional documents. Add File The application opened in a new tab. By using this fe... Full Description

Centauri - Springfield,VA
Description Centauri is seeking a Technical Expert to provide research support. the Technical Expert will be responsible for the assessment of the qua... Full Description

George Mason University - Fairfax,VA
Research Assistant Professor The George Mason University, Department of Physics and Astronomy is looking for an enthusiastic and energetic person for ... Full Description

Marymount University - Arlington,VA
Adjunct positions are pool positions. Qualified applicants will be contacted as a teaching need arises. Marymount University seeks qualified individ... Full Description

George Mason University - Fairfax,VA
Position InformationDepartment Physics & Astronomy (P&A) Alternate Department Description Criminal Background Check Standard Background Check Motor Ve... Full Description

Institute for Defense Analyses - Alexandria,VA
Overview The Operational Evaluation Division (OED) has an immediate career opening for an Analyst to support the Department of Defense's office of Cos... Full Description

Science Applications International - Chantilly,VA
Description SAIC is searching for a Scientist or Engineer that has experience either in their graduate studies or working in industry with signal pr... Full Description

Booz Allen Hamilton - Bethesda,MD
Optical Sparse Aperture Imaging ScientistBethesda,MD,USApplyBe youBe Booz AllenBe empoweredLearn MoreJob DescriptionLocation: Bethesda, MD,...... Full Description

S2 Analytical Solutions LLC - Springfield,VA
R & DR&D Tech Expert - DCGSLocation: Springfield, VAClearance Required: Active TS/SCIExperience Required: At least 12 years of experience with 8 years... Full Description

Job Openings

Applied Technology Associates (ATA) - Chantilly,VA
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics - Bethesda,MD
Centauri - Springfield,VA
George Mason University - Fairfax,VA
Marymount University - Arlington,VA
George Mason University - Fairfax,VA