Astronomy Degree Recipients: Initial Employment

Data from the degree recipient follow-up survey for the classes of 2007, 2008 and 2009
December 2011
Patrick Mulvey and Brandon Shindel

 Initial EmploymentThis report details the initial employment outcomes of astronomy bachelor’s, master’s and PhDs from the classes of 2007, 2008 and 2009 combined. The surveys were conducted in the winter following the academic year in which the students received their degrees and asked about the types of employment they held. This publication includes data on initial status, starting salaries, employment sectors and fields of employment. The data come from the annual AIP follow-up survey conducted in the winter following the academic year in which the students received their degrees.

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