The average salary for a Meteorologist is C$58,250 per year.

C$38,496 - C$99,951
C$38K
C$56K
C$100K
MEDIAN: C$55,714
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$99K
Salary C$38,496 - C$99,951
Bonus C$2,000
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C$38,974 - C$98,326
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 26

Job Description for Meteorologist

A meteorologist makes observations and predictions about the weather. These predictions may be passed on to the general public or to clients in fields such as agriculture. The meteorologist will look over numerical and historical data, in order to make predictions. Observing the weather in real time is also often a part of the job.

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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.

Meteorologist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Meteorologist

Pay by Experience for a Meteorologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Meteorologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$50,000 based on 7 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Meteorologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$59,000 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Meteorologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$60,000 based on 5 salaries. A Meteorologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$92,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Meteorologist

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
63 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Meteorologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲65%

Experienced
▲8%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
C$56,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 12%