Does your ideal degree pay what you expect?

After graduation, meteorology and related studies graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $88,474, while the bottom 20% make closer to $44,457. The median grad salary is $62,716.

Meteorology and Related Studies graduate salaries over time

The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in meteorology and related studies is $33,585, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $47,990.

This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:

Wage ($USD)

Wage Range Median Wage

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