Atmospheric Scientist Salary in United States

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Average Salary for Atmospheric Scientist in United States

The average salary of a(n) Atmospheric Scientist in United States is $94,232.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Atmospheric Scientist in United States is $45.30.

The average bonus of a(n) Atmospheric Scientist in United States is $2,959.00.

Job Description:

Studies the atmosphere physical characteristics, motions, and processes, and the way it affects the rest of our environment. Utilizes results of studies to air pollution control, agriculture, air and sea transportation, defense, and forecasting weather. Researches trends in the earth's climate such as global warming, droughts, or ozone depletion. Excludes paraprofessional positions. Analyzes and interprets meteorological data gathered by surface and upper-air stations, satellites, and radar to prepare reports and forecasts for public and other users. Studies and interprets synoptic reports, maps, photographs, and prognostic charts to predict long- and short-range weather conditions. Operates computer graphic equipment to produce weather reports and maps for analysis, distribution to users, or for use in televised weather broadcast. Issues hurricane and other severe weather warnings. May broadcast weather forecast over television or radio. May prepare special forecasts and briefings for particular audiences, such as those involved in air and sea transportation, agriculture, fire prevention, air-pollution control, and school groups. May direct forecasting services at weather station, or at radio or television broadcasting facility. May conduct basic or applied research in meteorology. May establish and staff weather observation stations. Less

Studies the atmosphere physical characteristics, motions, and processes, and the way it affects the rest of our environment. Utilizes results of studies to air pollution control, agriculture, air and sea transportation, defense, and forecasting weather. Researches trends in the earth's... More

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