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For Astronaut, the top level of the Military career track in The Sims 3, see Military.

Two astronauts at work.

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"Who doesn't dream of going to space? Become an astronaut and the galaxy will be your playground."

The  Astronaut career is one of the career tracks in The Sims 4 base game.  It has two branches: Space Ranger and Interstellar Smuggler.

Ideal Emotion: Focused/Energized

Daily Task: Play Chess/Work Out/Space Mission

Position LevelsEdit

After being promoted from Astronaut, Sims will be able to choose one of the two career paths, Space Ranger or Interstellar Smuggler branch.

Astronaut Thumbnail Astronaut Career Levels
1) Intern
<sim name>'s always had dreams about exploring the cosmos, walking among the stars, and discovering places unknown. His/Her journey begins here, in the file room, categorizing expense reports. §26/hour No Bonus
S M T W T F S Pension unknown
Hours: 08:00 - 17:00


Performance Factors
Perks: Astro Solar System Light
2) Module Cleaner
Little-known fact: Space is an absolutely filthy place. When the shuttles return, guess who gets to hose them down and scrub off the gunk? <sim name> hopes the goo is just dirt and not some incurable form of Oozing Space Measles. §34/hour Bonus: §581
S M T W T F S Pension unknown
Hours: 12:00 - 21:00


Performance Factors
Logic: 2
Perks: Astro Model Rocket
3) Technician
<sim name> doesn't think of himself/herself as just a glorified mechanic. The shuttle costs billions of Simoleons, and any screw-ups would cost lives. He/She's more like a glorified engineer. §54/hour Bonus: §657
S M T W T F S Pension unknown
Hours: 13:00 - 21:00


Performance Factors
Logic: 3
Fitness : 2
Perks: Star Seeker Original Blueprints
4) Command Center Lead
Guiding virtual rockets into place, analyzing the movements of blinking dots on a computer screen, running simulations.... Looks like all those hours <sim name> spent playing video games are paying off! §71/hour §869
S M T W T F S Pension unknown
Hours: 14:00 - 22:00


Performance Factors
Logic: 4
Fitness: 3
Perks: Portable Galaxy Lightshow
5) Low-Orbit Specialist
Low orbit is where the real action is - satellites, space stations, space walks, daredevils attempting to break the world record for high-altitude parachuting. If something goes wrong, it's also the closest place to breathable air, while is why <sim name> likes it. §96/hour §1,130
S M T W T F S Pension unknown
Hours: 08:00 - 17:00


Performance Factors
Logic: 5
Fitness: 4
Perks: Mission Control
6) Space Cadet
<sim name> was hoping that if he/she "accidentally" derailed a shuttle-board "simulation" he/she might be able to launch the shuttle and get to space... but it turns out that actual spacecraft are pretty well-secured. That's good, because <sim name> is still learning how to brake and star park. §104/hour §1,299
S M T W T F S Pension unknown
Hours: 06:00 - 16:00


Performance Factors
Logic: 5
Fitness: 6
Perks: Salyut Aeronaut Chair, New clothing items
7) Astronaut
This is it: Astronaut. The best of the best. The heroic few. The job kids want to be when they grow up that they still want to be as adults. <sim name> will now go boldly into the great beyond to explore the secrets of the universe and eat weird freeze-dried ice cream §119/hour §1,689
S M T W T F S Pension unknown
Hours: 08:00 - 18:00


Performance Factors
Logic: 6
Fitness: 7
Perks: Build Your Own Rocket Kit and Space Energy drink recipe or The Monolith and Alien Juice drink recipe

Space RangerEdit

Space Ranger Branch

Two Space Rangers at work.

"Space is wild and unruly - a bit too unruly. Taking a post in the Plant Patrol ensures that space remains safe for future generations."

Astronaut Career Levels - Space Ranger Branch
8) Planet Patrol
<sim name>'s drawn a pretty good beat. He/She's patrolling planet Illustria, which is scenic and upscale, with nice shops and restaurants. Luckily, he didn't get the Bloodwar planet, which is also pretty scenic but has fewer restaurants. §179/hour §1,790
S M T W T F S Pension unknown
Hours: 10:00 - 18:00


Performance Factors
Rocket Science: 2
Fitness : 8
Perks: Astro-Bunny Beyond Infinity
9) Sheriff of the Stars
This here galaxy's <sim name>'s jurisdiction now. Even-handed with the punishment and generous with the attitude, he/she don't take no nonsense from alien punks, no matter how many tentacles or ocular cavities or rows of teeth they have. Also, he/she gets to talk like a sheriff! §297/hour §3,149
S M T W T F S Pension unknown
Hours: 10:00 - 17:00


Performance Factors
Rocket Science: 4
Fitness: 10
Perks: Apollo Rocketship, New clothing items, Unlocks "Heroic Deeds Headquarters" room
10) Space Ranger
When the universe is in danger, one man/woman gets the call; <sim name>, Space Ranger! With his/her stout heart, keen wits, and a phozoplasmic Warp Parck strapped to his/her back. Ranger <sim name> defends the known galaxies from evil! §422/hour §4,567
S M T W T F S Pension unknown
Hours: 10:00 - 17:00


Performance Factors
Perks: None

Interstellar SmugglerEdit

Interstellar Smuggler Branch

Two interstellar smugglers at work.

"The Sim who wrangles the most of the stars takes advantage of the ungoverned frontier. Take any job - even if it doesn't touch the ground."

Astronaut Career Levels - Interstellar Smuggler Branch
8) Moon Mercenary
Any ranger who's quick with a laser can make more Simoleons in private security than serving the public good. <sim name> protects galactic warlords, exterminates caba's of tribal terrorists, and helps corrupt governments maintain plausible deniability. §221/hour §1,790
S M T W T F S Pension unknown
Hours: 16:00 - 00:00


Performance Factors
Rocket Science: 2
Fitness: 8
Perks: Zero-G Training Bag
9) Alien Goods Trader
Want the horn of an endangered zygax? How about a quilt handmade from 2,000 tiny Q505Bs? Maybe just a few Gibsonian chill-out pods for the big party next weekend? <sim name> doesn't ask qustions. He/She just makes it happen. §328/hour §3,865
S M T W T F S Pension unknown
Hours: 16:00 - 23:00


Performance Factors
Rocket Science: 4
Fitness: 10
Perks: Retro Rocketship, unlocks "Traffic Control Room" room
10) Interstellar Smuggler
There's no trade route too treacherous, no cargo too controversial for <sim name> to covertly ship across the universe and into her customers' covetous hands. Capitalism is capitalism. An a 2000% markup is a 2000% markup. §454/hour §5.025
S M T W T F S Pension unknown
Hours: 14:00 - 23:00


Performance Factors
Perks: None

Pre-made AstronautsEdit