There is more than meets the eye when it comes to being a weather analyst. For example, did you know that they make an average of $30.61 an hour? That's $63,660 a year!
Between 2018 and 2028, the career is expected to grow 8% and produce 800 job opportunities across the U.S.
There are certain skills that many weather analysts have in order to accomplish their responsibilities. By taking a look through resumes, we were able to narrow down the most common skills for a person in this position. We discovered that a lot of resumes listed math skills, analytical skills and communication skills.
When it comes to searching for a job, many search for a key term or phrase. Instead, it might be more helpful to search by industry, as you might be missing jobs that you never thought about in industries that you didn't even think offered positions related to the weather analyst job title. But what industry to start with? Most weather analysts actually find jobs in the technology and government industries.
If you're interested in becoming a weather analyst, one of the first things to consider is how much education you need. We've determined that 57.1% of weather analysts have a bachelor's degree. In terms of higher education levels, we found that 14.3% of weather analysts have master's degrees. Even though most weather analysts have a college degree, it's possible to become one with only a high school degree or GED.
You may find that experience in other jobs will help you become a weather analyst. In fact, many weather analyst jobs require experience in a role such as work-study assistant. Meanwhile, many weather analysts also have previous career experience in roles such as newspaper delivery counselor or cartographer.
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