Career Outlook for Astronomers

Also known as:  Astronomer, Astrophysicist
The overall job outlook for Astronomer careers has been relatively unchanged since 2004. Vacancies for this career have slightly increased by 172.06 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 28.68 percent per year. Demand for Astronomers is expected to go down, with an expected -150 jobs shed by 2018. This represents an annual decrease of 1.01 percent over the next few years.
TOP STATES
There are currently more Astronomers in the following states
California 520
Arizona 180
Massachusetts 170
BOTTOM STATES
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Astronomers
Massachusetts 170
Arizona 180
California 520
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