Broadcast Meteorologist Salary

The average pay for a Broadcast Meteorologist is $50,000 per year.

$25,543 - $118,359
$26K
$50K
$120K
MEDIAN: $50,000
10%
50%
90%

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$11.48 - $15.00
$13
MEDIAN: $12.52
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$25,543 - $118,359  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,863  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,580 - $106,800  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 78
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.52  
   
Overtime
$18.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,863  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$25,580 - $106,800  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9
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Job Description for Broadcast Meteorologist

Broadcast meteorologists present weather forecasts and events on television. They must be able to gather and interpret meteorological data from satellites, radar, and surface and air stations, and they typically work in a studio but may occasionally work outdoors to present severe weather coverage. They may also be responsible for editing weather presentations.

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Broadcast Meteorologist Tasks

  • Describe, explain, and predict weather patterns to a variety of public audiences.
  • Identify weather data sources, collect data, merge, and clean data.
  • Create graphics and visualizations to explain weather patterns.
  • Analyze weather data and produce reports and interpretations.

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Pay by Experience Level for Broadcast Meteorologist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Key Stats for Broadcast Meteorologist

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Broadcast Meteorologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲88%

Experienced
▲7%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$48,000

Entry-Level
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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