Meteorologist Salary

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The average yearly salary for Meteorologist is $66,300. If you are just beginning to work a new job as a Meteorologist, you could expect a starting pay rate of $54,600 annually. As is true for most jobs and careers, you can expect your hourly pay rate or salary to increase as you gain experience and the longer you are employed with the same employer. You could potentially make an average income of around $78,000 after several years on the job with increased wages. When pursuing your career of choice, you should compare salaries of similar professions and factor in variables such as health benefits and potential for raises and promotions over time.


Yearly Meteorologist Pay Statistics

Average Yearly Meteorologist Salary

$53,040 - $79,560

Starting Yearly Meteorologist Salary

$43,680 - $65,520

Top Yearly Meteorologist Salary

$62,400 - $93,600

Monthly Meteorologist Pay Statistics

Average Monthly Meteorologist Salary

$4,420 - $6,630

Starting Monthly Meteorologist Salary

$3,640 - $5,460

Top Monthly Meteorologist Salary

$5,200 - $7,800

Hourly Meteorologist Pay Statistics

Average Hourly Meteorologist Salary

$24 - $36

Starting Hourly Meteorologist Salary

$20 - $29

Top Hourly Meteorologist Salary

$28 - $42


Meteorologist Gender and Age Stats


Some professions tend to be geared toward various age groups of workers and certain genders more than others. The average Meteorologist age in the United States is 38 years old. As it pertains to men vs women, 49% of Meteorologist are male in the United States, and 51% of the Meteorologist are female in the United States.

National Salary Data for Meteorologist


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