The Sims 4 Astronaut Career Guide

Astronaut is one of the many careers available in Sims 4. Astronaut is considered one of the most difficult careers, but it is quite interesting. This guide will cover all the details you need about Astronaut Career in Sims 4 like its skills, traits, career levels, best mods and tips.

How to become an astronaut in The Sims 4?

You can start working as an astronaut by going to the phone and selecting To find a job. You can also go to the Career panel in the lower right corner and select the Find a job option. Here you will find a full list of available careers, and you can choose Astronaut.

You will need your focused Sims for long shifts in this career. This career becomes expensive later because you will have to build a rocket to explore space. But you don’t have to worry about that because you will get expensive items as rewards as you level up.

The perfect mood to start this career in Sims 4 is energized.

Best Skills and Traits for Astronauts

Some of the best astronaut skills and traits are given below.

athletic aspiration

The Athletic Aspiration will allow you to drink energy drinks with the click of a button. Thanks to this, you can energize yourself whenever you want.


Maximizing active skills is important for the astronaut because this career depends on physical skill. With this trait, you can pick up skills quickly and your Sims will enjoy the exercise. You can say it is a necessary skill to enable you to be at the peak of your astronaut career in any branch.


Geek traits are really important because they can make your Sim love chess, which is important for the initial leveling. You will also enjoy rocket science and learn skills related to it. You will get more logic since you will feel focused.

Love the outdoors

Since your Sim will be spending a lot of time outdoors, this trait is also very important. You will need this to acquire the rocket science skill. This trait will help Sim stay happy outdoors so you can learn the Rocket Science skill more easily.

Astronaut Career Levels and Job Rankings

When you start your career in this profession, you will go through 6 levels before you can become an astronaut. At level 7 you will become an astronaut in Sims 4. The 7 levels, jobs and salaries can be seen below.

Level Use Salary
1 Internal $234/day
2 Module cleaner $306/day
3 Technician $432/day
4 Head of command center $568/day
5 Low orbit specialist $864/day
6 space cadet $1040/day
seven Astronaut $1190/day

Space Ranger Career Levels and Job Rankings

Once you have completed the seventh level of your astronaut career, there are two branches to choose from. The first branch is Space Ranger, and its levels, jobs, and salaries are listed below.

Level Use Salary
8 Planet Patrol $1432/day
9 star sheriff $2079/day
ten tidy up space $2954/Day

Career Levels and Interstellar Smuggler Position Rankings

The second branch is Interstellar Smuggler, and its levels, jobs, and salaries are listed below.

Level Use Salary
8 Lunar Mercenary $1608/day
9 Alien Goods Merchant $2093/day
ten Interstellar Smuggler $3717/day

Best Mods for Playing Astronaut in The Sims 4

Home work module

This mod will allow working from home for the Astronaut career, just like the City Living careers.

In this mod, you will receive a notification about work 1 hour before time, then you can choose whether you want to work from home or send your Sim to work. If you decide to work from home, you will get two missions.

MC Command Center Module

This is an amazing Deaderpool mod that you should have even if you are an astronaut or using another career in Sims 4.

This is a collection of many smaller mods that you can use to make small changes and adjust the way Sims live their lives. You can change these items according to the needs of the astronaut career and progress smoothly.

Daily save mod

Again, this mod is a must have for all the career options available in the game. You should also use it for the astronaut career as the job is quite hard and obviously you don’t want to lose your progress.

You can use this mod to set a specific time, and it will save your game every day at that time. As you can get 7 save slots with this mod, you can also go back to previous days if you want.

The Sims 4 Astronaut Cheats

You can also explore space using hints. You can access these cheats by heading to the cheat console by pressing Ctrl+Shift+C.

If you are playing this game on Mac, you can use Command + Shift + C. For console, you can use R1 + R2 + L1 + L2. For Xbox One, you need to press all four shoulder buttons to access the cheat console.

Once the cheat console appears, type Test cheats True or Testingcheats and press Enter to enable cheats. For a quick promotion, you can type careers.promote astronauts, and the astronauts will take it to the next level. You can use this cheat until you reach the required level.

You can also max out other skills using the cheats below.

  • Aptitude:set_skill_level Skill_Fitness 10
  • Logic:set_skill_level Major_Logic 10
  • Rocket Science:set_skill_level Major_RocketScience 10

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