How much does a Meteorologist make?

Updated Oct 27, 2021

Industry

Employer Size

Experience

$58,853 /yr
Average Base Pay

441 salaries

$34K

Low

$59K

Average

$100K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Meteorologist is $58,853 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Meteorologist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 441 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Meteorologist employees.

Seniority Levels

L1
Meteorologist I$62,360 /yr
L2
Meteorologist$58,853 /yr
L4
Lead Meteorologist$72,783 /yr
Career Path

Related Job Titles

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$55,404

per year

Meteorology

$73,518

per year

Weather Observer

$60,943

per year

Geography

$90,323

per year

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NWS
4.2

NWS

Meteorologist

$90,753

 /yr
Range: $43K - $127K
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$43K

$127K

$43,000 - $127,273 Range

Sinclair Broadcast Group
3.2

Sinclair Broadcast Group

Meteorologist

$58,772

 /yr
Range: $33K - $84K

$33K

$84K

$32,634 - $83,557 Range

US Air Force
4.2

US Air Force

Meteorologist

$55,229

 /yr
Range: $31K - $123K

$31K

$123K

$31,156 - $122,798 Range

AccuWeather
3.1

AccuWeather

Meteorologist

$39,262

 /yr
Range: $24K - $71K

$24K

$71K

$23,804 - $71,245 Range

Nexstar Media Group
2.8

Nexstar Media Group

Meteorologist

$50,275

 /yr
Range: $26K - $83K

$26K

$83K

$25,869 - $83,171 Range

TEGNA
3.5

TEGNA

Meteorologist

$72,522

 /yr
Range: $35K - $79K

$35K

$79K

$34,812 - $78,762 Range

Versar
2.9

Versar

Meteorologist

$40,416

 /yr
Range: $33K - $77K

$33K

$77K

$32,532 - $77,131 Range

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Tribune Media
3.6

Tribune Media

Meteorologist

$72,330

 /yr
Range: $70K - $82K

$70K

$82K

$69,689 - $81,794 Range

Gray Television
3.6

Gray Television

Meteorologist

$43,118

 /yr
Range: $25K - $82K

$25K

$82K

$25,130 - $82,339 Range

DTN
3.2

DTN

Meteorologist

$49,195

 /yr
Range: $39K - $87K

$39K

$87K

$39,196 - $87,030 Range

NBCUniversal
4

NBCUniversal

Meteorologist

$81,280

 /yr
Range: $62K - $176K

$62K

$176K

$61,590 - $176,099 Range

National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
4

National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration

Meteorologist

$97,307

 /yr
Range: $35K - $160K

$35K

$160K

$35,145 - $160,330 Range

US Navy
3.8

US Navy

Meteorologist

$70,145

 /yr
Range: $53K - $120K

$53K

$120K

$53,422 - $119,839 Range

Raycom
3.4

Raycom

Meteorologist

$48,612

 /yr
Range: $34K - $55K

$34K

$55K

$33,533 - $54,963 Range

US Marine Corps
3.9

US Marine Corps

Meteorologist

$47,826

 /yr
Range: $38K - $71K

$38K

$71K

$37,522 - $71,395 Range

Weather Channel
2.9

Weather Channel

Meteorologist

$65,516

 /yr
Range: $52K - $288K

$52K

$288K

$52,039 - $288,020 Range

Schneider Electric
4.2

Schneider Electric

Meteorologist

$40,341

 /yr
Range: $36K - $44K

$36K

$44K

$36,434 - $43,689 Range

Fluke Corporation
4

Fluke Corporation

Meteorologist

$87,559

 /yr
Range: $63K - $97K

$63K

$97K

$62,881 - $96,802 Range

AVANGRID
3.6

AVANGRID

Meteorologist

$89,304

 /yr
Range: $71K - $122K

$71K

$122K

$70,712 - $122,085 Range

Fleetweather

Meteorologist

$39,809

 /yr
Range: $32K - $67K

$32K

$67K

$32,204 - $66,768 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Meteorologist salaries

The national average salary for a Meteorologist is $58,853 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Meteorologist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 441 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Meteorologist employees.

The highest salary for a Meteorologist in United States is $100,441 per year.

The lowest salary for a Meteorologist in United States is $34,485 per year.

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