If you have your natal Saturn in tenth house, and want to learn what the meaning of this placement in astrology, this article is for you.
Saturn here suggests that you are a self-disciplined and determined person. You usually become well-respected by people around you, and you are often well-known in your community.
Saturn in tenth house people have high ambitions, they are hard-working and persistent when it comes to their career. However, they often have to experience blockages and obstacles in this life area: it feels like life wants you test you before you can finally succeed.
You have to work your way up there, success doesn’t come easily to you. Where you see Saturn in a birth chart, you can expect delays and obstacles.
The closer your Saturn is to your Midheaven, the stronger its influence in your chart.
Keep reading to learn more about this placement in astrology!
Natal Saturn in Tenth House
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With your natal Saturn in tenth house, you have high ambitions and also high standards when it comes to career.
You work hard and you are extremely self-disciplined. Saturn in tenth house people work harder than anyone else.
Taking responsibility comes naturally to you.
You are a very realistic person, especially if Saturn is in an earth sign, and earth signs are strong in your chart. Saturn here makes you grounded and focused on stability when it comes to your professional life.
With your natal Saturn in tenth house, you are determined to achieve your goals, no matter how much hard work and effort is needed. It’s not a problem for you to have to burn the midnight oil.
Saturnians cope well with delayed gratification. Saturn rules time in astrology, and people with a strong Saturn in their charts know that the things worth having are built slowly.
With this placement, you have high ambitions in life. The tenth house is the house of public reputation.
Saturn in tenth house people want others to think of something very high quality when they think of their work.
No matter what you do, you want to do it well.
Depending on the sign of Saturn, you have a predisposition to be a workaholic.
Saturn in tenth house in earth signs, especially in Capricorn (the sign Saturn rules in astrology) tends to overwork itself. Learning how to take a break and relax can be good for these people.
If you have your natal Saturn in the tenth house, you are often a control freak.
However, Saturn in tenth house people achieve their greatest successes in the second part of their lives. With time and experience, you become more and more successful. Later in life, you often become some sort of an authority in your profession.
When young, many people with a strong Saturn have low self-confidence, and they overcompensate by working more than everyone else.
Saturn is the planet of life lessons in astrology.
The house where it is placed in your natal chart shows where you have to work harder than your peers. In this life area, success tends to come later in life, usually after your Saturn return.
Saturn in Tenth House Careers
Planets in the tenth house are powerful career indicators. They give you an idea about which profession would suit you the best, but also what experiences are waiting for you in this life area.
Saturn in the house of career is in accidental dignity. This house is traditionally associated with Capricorn, the zodiac sign ruled by Saturn.
Saturn in tenth house people often work in a field that requires long hours, persistence and where you have to climb the ladder. Saturn rules hierarchy, structure, organizations in astrology, and you find these things important in your professional life.
Sometimes Saturn in tenth house indicates a career where you work for the government. Your profession often puts a lot of responsibility on your shoulders.
Another field where people with their natal Saturn in tenth house often pursue a career is in science or research. This placement is also frequent in the charts of teachers.
Saturn in tenth house makes a great manager. You are able to bring structure into an organization, what is a sought-after trait in many careers.
Planets in the tenth house suggest that you were born to be a leader. Saturn here can indicate someone who is a business owner, and because of its slow but steady approach, their business is often very successful. In other cases, you become an influential person in an existing organization or corporation.
Saturn brings delays and restrictions where it appears, it also slows things down. There is no overnight success with this placement, neither get-rich-quick schemes.
In your career, you want structure and fair rewards for your efforts. You work your way up to the top slowly, step by step.
You often feel that you get little to no recognition for all the hard work you do, especially when young.
Saturn usually delays success until later in life.
But once you get there, the rewards of Saturn are permanent: you stay at the top, what is just as important as getting there.
Saturn in Tenth House and Authority Figures
The tenth house and Saturn tell about your attitude to authority figures in your life.
Saturn in tenth house suggests that there was a strict parental figure, usually the father. Depending on the aspects of Saturn, they taught you discipline and persistence, what can be a great foundation for succeeding and achievements later in life.
However, with challenging aspects, you also perceived this parent as cold and emotionally unavailable.
You were perhaps afraid of them, or in some cases, this parent was missing from your life.
As a child, you had to learn to be self-reliant, at least emotionally. You had to grow up ahead of time, and this placement suggests a disciplinarian upbringing.
Your relationship with your parents lays the foundation for your relationship with everyone else: your partner, children, friends, employer, coworkers.
Saturn in tenth house suggests an ambivalent relationship with authority figures. You often feel that you cannot trust them and cannot count on them.
Saturn in Tenth House and Public Reputation
Besides career, the tenth house is also associated with public reputation in astrology.
This house describes how you appear in the eyes of the world. The cusp of the tenth house, the Midheaven is the point of the sky that was at the highest at the time of your birth, as seen from the place of your birth.
Planets in the tenth house and the sign on the cusp describe how those who don’t know you well see you.
If you have placements in the tenth house, chances are you will be someone famous in your community. This happens usually because of your professional achievements.
However, with Saturn here, you don’t really enjoy the limelight. You become well-known, but you have to learn how to deal with this, it doesn’t come naturally to you. When young, you are often are shy and feel awkward.
Saturn in tenth house suggests that people see you as a strict, hard-working, and a very serious person. You are often well-respected in your community, and a lot of people know you.
At the same time, you are seen as cold and aloof. Even though a lot of people know you, you are not really close with them. Saturn in tenth house people are reserved, and they share they real self only with their inner circle.
If Saturn receives challenging aspects in your natal chart, you can be arrogant and insensitive.
Saturn in Astrology, the Planet of Life Lessons
Saturn is not an easy planet, but an important one.
In astrology, Saturn rules:
- hard work
- everything long-term
- old age
- structure and form.
Saturn is slow and lasting. In the birth chart, Saturn shows where you have challenges to overcome and what are the life lessons your soul chose for this lifetime. Delay and blockages are also connected with Saturn in astrology.
In the Zodiac, this planet rules Capricorn, and it is exalted in Libra.
If you feel that you need a refresher on what is Saturn exactly about, check out this article about the meaning of this planet in astrology.
The Tenth House in the Natal Chart
The tenth house is the house of career in astrology. It’s important that this house is about your professional planet, not how you make a living.
(That’s the sixth house in the natal chart).
The cusp of this house is called the Midheaven, one of the most important house cusps and an angle of the natal chart. The area around the Midheaven is one of the Gauquelin sectors,and planets here become enhanced. They influence you to a greater extent.
The tenth house is traditionally connected with the sign Capricorn.
Some more life areas associated with the tenth house include your public image, your standing in your community, your professional ambitions, your employer, authority figures, and the more dominant parent.
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