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Honestly, are they're any jobs in astronomy?

How hard is it to find a job in anything that deals with astronomy? Are there even that many jobs in astronomy? ANY info relating to jobs dealing with astronomy would be greatly appreciated. Stupid auto correct I meant there not they're and besides money wise

Asked By: - 5/22/2012
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There are plenty of jobs in astronomy, which is a very diverse field. Here are some areas of employment... More
Answered By: tham153 - 5/23/2012
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If all you care about is money, become a geophysicist or an engineer.
Answered By: oklatonola - 5/22/2012
 
The jobs exist, but the amount of them is *tiny*. Most actual astronomers are researchers at universities. They have a lot of student grunts helping them out for free. Then there are engineers and technicians who do a lot of work on telescopes in the cold at high altitudes, so that a researcher in a warm, comfy control... More
Answered By: Will - 5/22/2012
 
Honestly. I don't think it's about the money really. I think it's about what you're really passionate in. If you're really passionate in Astronomy, The pay you get won't really be a big deal. But like the people above me have said. Most astronomers are university lecturers or they work in space observatories.
Answered By: Anton - 5/22/2012
 
There are but the professional astronomy community is relatively small. Which suck because being an astronomer is my dream job.
Answered By: The Revolutionary Guerrilla - 5/22/2012
 
According to Yahoo's latest article on jobs, astrophysics majors have an almost 0% unemployment. I always wanted to be an astrophysicist. I do not know where that dream went but now I am working on becoming a pharmacist..
Answered By: A - 5/22/2012
 
If you have above average skills and talents for whatever part of astronomy that you are good at and have right degrees (PhD.), employment will find you.
Answered By: Nyx - 5/22/2012
 
Most employers in the field can afford to be picky. There are industrial posts but they are few and far between. Most of us work in universities, but almost all reasonably senior posts require a PhD. University work is mostly dual role in that we teach but also carry out research. Don't go into it for the money... More
Answered By: Erica s - 5/23/2012
 
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