Weather Forecaster Salary

A Weather Forecaster earns an average salary of $45,512 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$26,000 - $82,500

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$26,000 - $82,500  
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$27,617 - $76,026  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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Job Description for Weather Forecaster

  • Issue warnings, advisories and bulletins.
  • Create reports and presentations to inform a variety of users about specific conditions.
  • Analyze data and charts to produce concise weather forecasts.
  • Create, update, explain, document, and share weather models and forecasts.

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Pay by Experience Level for Weather Forecaster

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

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Experience Affects Weather Forecaster Salaries

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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.


28 %
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 21%