Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Broadcast Meteorologist is $51,462
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Broadcast Meteorologists?
An entry-level Broadcast Meteorologist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $29,187 based on 16 salaries. An early career Broadcast Meteorologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,688 based on 29 …Read more
What Do Broadcast Meteorologists Do?
Broadcast meteorologists present weather forecasts and events on television. They must be able to gather and interpret meteorological data from satellites, radar, and surface and air stations, and they typically work in a studio but may occasionally work outdoors to present severe weather coverage. They may also be responsible for editing weather presentations.
Broadcast meteorologists must be able to adhere to deadlines so that stories are presented on time, and a flexible schedule is often …Read more
- 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.