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 6% less than similar careers in Oklahoma. On average, they make less than geologists but more than environmental consultants.

Career Median Salary
Geologist salary $114K
Natural sciences manager salary $96K
Hydrologist salary $87K
Nanotechnology engineer salary $83K
Atmospheric scientist salary $77K
Geospatial information scientist salary $79K
Chemist salary $67K
Occupational health specialist salary $65K
Environmental consultant salary $61K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)