Meteorologist salary in the United States

Average salary
$72,500/yr
Based on 1,458 income tax records
$26,500
$147,500
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$38K
 
$62K
 
$87K
 
$101K
 
$107K
$26,500
$147,500
How much do Meteorologists make?
The average total salary for a Meteorologist is $72,500 per year. This is based on data from 1,458 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Meteorologist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Meteorologist salary can vary between $26,500 to $147,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Meteorologist salary by location

Meteorologist salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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National Finance Center, Anne Arundel County, MD
11 income tax records
$113,000/yr
$83K – $148K
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US Department Of Defense, Sarpy County, NE
11 income tax records
$80,500/yr
$41K – $94K
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Accuweather, Centre County, PA
12 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$32K – $53K

Meteorologist demographics in United States

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52% are single
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48% are married
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32% have kids
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55% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Meteorologists in United States

1,458 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a meteorologist in the United States is $72,500 per year. Meteorologist salaries in the United States can vary between $26,500 to $147,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,458 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as meteorologist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for meteorologists in the United States: National Finance Center ($113,000 a year), US Department of Defense ($80,500 a year), and Accuweather ($45,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for meteorologists in the United States: Miami Metro Area, FL ($113,500 a year), Salinas Metro Area, CA ($107,500 a year), and San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($104,000 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.