Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Meteorologist make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$69,846 / yrTotal Pay
$64,784 / yrBase Pay
$5,062 / yrAdditional Pay

$69,846

 / yr
$42K$118K
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Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Meteorologist is $69,846 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $64,784 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $5,062 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

For Meteorologist I

$63,026 /yr
Meteorologist I
$69,846 /yr
Meteorologist
$68,765 /yr
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Top Paying Companies

For a Meteorologist in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Meteorologist in United States. Employers include Schneider Electric, AVANGRID and Fluke Corporation.

1
Schneider Electric
$122,445/yr
10
NWS
$89,986/yr

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What is the pay outlook for Research & Science?

Research and science jobs offer pay well above the national average. Increased demand for STEM workers is increasing salaries in research and science. Jobs in these fields, however, often require higher education at the graduate level and/or specialized training. While domain-specific expertise gives workers in these fields access to very specialized jobs, there are also many employers who hire STEM workers for their general data and technology skills.

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Submitted

Date of Time

Sports MMJ

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$42,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Meteorologist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$50,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Meteorologist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$53,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
Meteorologist

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$150,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

10-14 years
2 days ago
Meteorologist

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$150,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

10-14 years
2 days ago
Meteorologist

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$105,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

15+ years
2 days ago
Meteorologist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$36,000

/yr

Submitted3 days ago

1-3 years
3 days ago
Meteorologist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$12

/hr

Submitted3 days ago

1-3 years
3 days ago
Operational Meteorologist

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$90,500

/yr

Submitted3 days ago

1-3 years
3 days ago

Meteorologist pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Meteorologist is $64,784 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Meteorologist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 707 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Meteorologist employees.

The highest salary for a Meteorologist in United States is $108,798 per year.

The lowest salary for a Meteorologist in United States is $38,575 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Meteorologist or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Meteorologist.