Atmospheric Chemist Career

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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Atmospheric Chemist Career

Salary Info

We do not have salary data for this specific career but we can provide average wages for all careers in the category of Atmospheric and Space Scientists

Median Annual Wage

$88,140

Median Hourly Wage

$42.38*

Total Employed Nationally

10,800


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2013 wage data and 2012-2022 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2012-2022). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.