Atmospheric scientist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Atmospheric scientist salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $86,850
Alabama $95,380
Arizona $95,690
California $100,820
Colorado $92,400
Connecticut $56,730
District of Columbia $137,500
Florida $95,390
Georgia $101,360
Hawaii $103,960
Iowa $90,490
Idaho $97,720
Illinois $65,900
Indiana $93,640
Kansas $78,927
Kentucky $96,080
Louisiana $88,060
Maryland $113,140
Maine $63,410
Michigan $82,690
Minnesota $100,820
Missouri $96,590
Mississippi $73,080
Montana $90,480
North Carolina $81,210
North Dakota $73,380
Nebraska $92,940
New Hampshire $76,370
New Jersey $94,600
New Mexico $110,900
Nevada $91,040
New York $84,510
Ohio $90,820
Oklahoma $76,960
Oregon $92,950
Pennsylvania $96,980
South Carolina $101,780
South Dakota $88,060
Tennessee $95,290
Texas $92,170
Utah $87,240
Virginia $104,550
Washington $89,260
Wisconsin $95,980
Wyoming $92,650

How do atmospheric scientist salaries compare to similar careers?

Atmospheric scientists earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than mathematicians but more than molecular biologists.

Career Median Salary
Mathematician salary $105K
Geologist salary $92K
Nanotechnology engineer salary $99K
Materials scientist salary $88K
Biochemist salary $87K
Atmospheric scientist salary $95K
Biostatistician salary $91K
Statistician salary $91K
Bioinformatics scientist salary $82K
Molecular biologist salary $82K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)