How much does a Atmospheric Scientist make in the United States? The average Atmospheric Scientist salary in the United States is $104,020 as of August 29, 2022, but the range typically falls between $80,360 and $129,140. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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The Atmospheric Scientist analyzes weather model guidance and issues specialized hazardous weather forecasts when warranted. Investigates, integrates and analyzes meteorological data from a variety of sources, including surface and air stations, satellites, and radar to prepare reports and forecasts for public and other uses. Being an Atmospheric Scientist typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Requires a bachelor's degree in related area. Being an Atmospheric Scientist work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. A specialist on complex technical and business matters. Working as an Atmospheric Scientist typically requires 7+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2022

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