Weather Forecaster Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Weather Forecaster is $36,132 per year.
Weather Forecaster Total Pay (?
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$23,583 - $59,675
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
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$23,583 - $59,675  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,696  
Total Pay (?
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$24,660 - $64,962  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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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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Experience Affects Weather Forecaster Salaries

Late-Career
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$40,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
29%
female alumni
 
Male
71%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 89%
vision benefits Vision: 83% employee benefits None: 6%
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