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$94,438

Average Base Salary

$45/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$2,965

Average Bonus
The average atmospheric scientist salary in United States is $94,438 or an equivalent hourly rate of $45. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $2,965. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Salary by Experience

$58,220

Entry Level Salary

$119,419

Senior Level Salary
An entry level atmospheric scientist (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $58,220. On the other end, a senior level atmospheric scientist (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $119,419.

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Job Description
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. Includes weather analysts and forecasters whose functions require the detailed knowledge of meteorology.
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