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October 30, 2016

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Weather Forecaster Job Description

Atmospheric and Space Scientists Investigate atmospheric phenomena and interpret meteorological data gathered by surface and air stations, satellites, and radar to prepare reports and forecasts for public and other uses.

Weather Forecaster Salary Statistics as of 2015

Average annual salary for a Weather Forecaster is $31946 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest salary recorded was $64962. The lowest salary reported was $20398. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

Median hourly wage for a Weather Forecaster is $15.89 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest hourly rate recorded was $32.3. The lowest hourly rate recorded was $10.14. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

Bonuses for a Weather Forecaster are based on the years of experience using statistics from the U.S. as of 2015. The average bonus recorded was $0 from people with 15+ years of experience. The average bonus recorded was $500 from people with under 1 year of experience.

These are the highest paying states for a Weather Forecaster. These numbers are based off the median annual salary as of 2015.
Illinois – n/a
Missouri – n/a
North Dakota – n/a
Pennsylvania – n/a
Virginia – n/a

These are the highest paying cities for a Weather Forecaster. These numbers are based off the median annual salary as of 2015.
St. Louis, Missouri –
Chicago, Illinois –

This chart outlines the average annual salary of a Weather Forecaster from the past 5 years. In 2015 the average annual salary was $31946 while in 2007 it was just $29626.15

Job Outlook

Gender Statistics

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36%

64%

Based on our stats gathered across the U.S. 36% of Weather Forecasters were females while 64% were males. These numbers are based on averages across all states combined. Some individual states may have a much different ratio however.

Past Jobs

Future Jobs

Meteorologist
$27,634 – $101,651
Weather Observer
$23,285 – $60,963


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