Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Meteorologist is $56,725
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Meteorologists?
An entry-level Meteorologist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $41,238 based on 61 salaries. An early career Meteorologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,945 based on 144 salaries. A mid-career …Read more
What Do Meteorologists Do?
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.
The meteorologist will often have to present findings to an audience that is not familiar with technical terms, so it is important to be able to break down …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.