Meteorologist Salary in the United States

How much does a Meteorologist make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Meteorologist in the United States is $46 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $35 and $57. Hourly rate 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

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 in related area. 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 2019 Salary.com)

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