Space Telescope Science Institute
Space Telescope Science Institute

Space Telescope Science Institute

Space Telescope Science Institute High Paying Jobs, Compensation Information and Expert Network Connections

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The Space Telescope Science Institute is the science operations center for the Hubble Space Telescope and for the James Webb Space Telescope. STScI is located on the Johns Hopkins University Homewood Campus in Baltimore, Maryland and was established in 1981 as a community-based science center that is operated for NASA by the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy. In addition to performing continuing science operations of HST and preparing for scientific exploration with JWST, STScI manages and operates the Mikulski Archive for Space Telescopes, the Data Management Center for the Kepler mission and a number of other activities benefiting from its expertise in and infrastructure for supporting the operations of space-based astronomical observatories. Most of the funding for STScI activities comes from contracts with NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center but there are smaller activities funded by NASA's Ames Research Center, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and the European Space Agency. The staff at STScI consists of scientists, spacecraft engineers, software engineers, data management personnel, education and public outreach experts, and administrative and business support personnel. There are approximately 100 Ph.D. scientists working at STScI, 15 of which are ESA staff who are on assignment to the HST project. The total STScI staff consists of about 675 people in 2019.
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Total value of jobs:
$1,500,000
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Total Jobs:
7
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Average Pay:
$107,142
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% Masters:
44%

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Space Telescope Science Institute Compensation

Software Engineer

$90K

$90K

Average Compensation:$90,000

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