How much does a Meteorologist make in the United States? The average Meteorologist salary in the United States is $106,648 as of May 25, 2023, but the range typically falls between $82,388 and $132,400. 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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25% $82,388 10% $60,300 90% $155,846 75% $132,400 $106,648 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Job Description for Meteorologist

Meteorologist 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. Analyzes weather model guidance and issues specialized hazardous weather forecasts when warranted. Being a Meteorologist requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Meteorologist work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. A specialist on complex technical and business matters. To be a Meteorologist typically requires 7+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2023 View full job description

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