Weather Forecaster Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Weather Forecaster is $36,867 per year.
Weather Forecaster Salary (?
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$23,583 - $61,981
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National Salary Data

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$23,583 - $61,981  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,787  
Total Pay (?
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$24,660 - $66,228  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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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
up arrow 25%
National Average
$41,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
33%
female alumni
 
Male
67%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 80% employee benefits None: 6%
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