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Astronomy & Astrophysics in North Carolina

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Jobs for Astronomy & Astrophysics Grads in North Carolina

In this state, there are 4,060 people employed in jobs related to an astronomy degree, compared to 104,790 nationwide.

Astronomy & Astrophysics Jobs Nationwide vs. NC

Wages for Astronomy & Astrophysics Jobs in North Carolina

A typical salary for a astronomy grad in the state is $89,940, compared to a typical salary of $111,090 nationwide.

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Astronomy & Astrophysics Careers in NC

Some of the careers astronomy majors go into include:

Job Title NC Job Growth NC Median Salary
Natural Sciences Managers 20% $140,600
Physicists 18% $133,650
Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Professors 11% $81,840
Physics Postsecondary Professors 11% $75,380

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to astronomy.

Major Annual Graduates in NC
Chemistry 855
Physics 362
Geological & Earth Sciences 294
Other Physical Science 42
Atmospheric Sciences 37
Materials Sciences 4

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