Atmospheric scientist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Atmospheric scientist salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Nevada $99,740
Florida $99,050
Pennsylvania $98,680
Utah $98,680
Indiana $98,030
Ohio $96,420
Nebraska $95,560
Arizona $94,050
Washington $94,050
Iowa $92,980
Maine $92,980
New York $86,650
Delaware $85,940
South Carolina $85,220
Wisconsin $85,220
North Dakota $82,640
South Dakota $82,640
Louisiana $82,400
Montana $81,940
Michigan $81,340
Alaska $80,540
New Mexico $80,390
Tennessee $80,060
Alabama $79,000
Kentucky $79,000
Texas $78,970
Arkansas $77,480
New Hampshire $76,370
West Virginia $74,250
Illinois $70,760
Kansas $65,290
Minnesota $59,490
Georgia $59,310
Connecticut $56,730
Mississippi $50,460
District of Columbia $143,610
Massachusetts $121,220
California $115,020
Virginia $113,630
Oklahoma $110,550
Hawaii $104,950
New Jersey $102,410
Missouri $102,380
Oregon $102,140
Maryland $101,750
Colorado $101,180
Wyoming $101,180
Idaho $100,730
North Carolina $100,620

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 nanotechnology engineers but more than bioinformatics scientists.

Career Median Salary
Nanotechnology engineer salary $101K
Materials scientist salary $100K
Geologist salary $84K
Biostatistician salary $96K
Statistician salary $96K
Atmospheric scientist salary $95K
Scientist salary $87K
Hydrologist salary $84K
Biologist salary $83K
Bioinformatics scientist salary $83K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)