ATMOSPHERIC SCIENTIST SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$84,000
$44,000
Min 10%
$84,000
Median 50%
$160,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
Fort Collins, CO
Highest Paying State
North Dakota
Average Experience Level
4.3 years
How much does an atmospheric scientist make?
As an Atmospheric Scientist in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $84,814 per year or $40.78 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $160,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $44,000. The best states for high paying Atmospheric Scientist jobs are North Dakota, South Dakota, Maine, Vermont, and Colorado. The typical tenure for an Atmospheric Scientist is 4.3 years.

Average Atmospheric Scientist Salary By Company

If you are an Atmospheric Scientist, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Science Applications International ... and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory are the best paying companies for Atmospheric Scientists. In addition, companies like Vaisala and UChicago Argonne, LLC report highly competitive salaries for Atmospheric Scientists.

Average Atmospheric Scientist Salary By Location

The national average salary for an Atmospheric Scientist in the United States is $84,814 per year or $40.78 per hour. The top city when it comes to Atmospheric Scientist salaries is Fort Collins, CO at $141,068 per year. Not only that, Fort Collins, CO also has an average entry-level salary of $90,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Atmospheric Scientist salaries are North Dakota, South Dakota, Maine, Vermont, and Colorado. The lowest earning states are Arizona, California, Ohio, Oregon, and Florida.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Fort Collins, CO
$141,068
2
Livermore, CA
$124,828
3
Boston, MA
$121,729
4
Washington, DC
$116,216
5
Silver Spring, MD
$116,125

RECENTLY ADDED Atmospheric Scientist SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Atmospheric Scientist
09/17/2019
$98,900
Climacell Inc.
Atmospheric Scientist
03/14/2019
$115,000
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC
Atmospheric and Space Scientists
02/28/2019
$102,000