The average salary for a Weather Forecaster is $40,063 per year.
Weather Forecaster Total Pay (?
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$21,141 - $79,822
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$21,141 - $79,822  
   
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$0.00 - $10,000  
Total Pay (?
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$21,639 - $80,252  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 53
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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.

Experience Affects Weather Forecaster Salaries

Late-Career
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$41,000
Entry-Level
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Gender
Female
27%
female alumni
 
Male
73%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
13%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 87%
vision benefits Vision: 82% employee benefits None: 4%
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