What is the average salary for an Atmospheric Scientist?

Annual / Hourly

The average salary of an Atmospheric Scientist is $88,140. Salaries start from $49,320 and go up to $129,750. Please note that the average salary for an Atmospheric Scientist may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

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Highest

The top 10% of Atmospheric Scientists in United States earn:

$129,750
Senior

The top 25% of Atmospheric Scientists in United States earn:

$107,680
Experienced

The middle 50% of Atmospheric Scientists in United States earn:

$87,030
Junior

The bottom 25% of Atmospheric Scientists in United States earn:

$62,710
Starting

The bottom 10% of Atmospheric Scientists in United States earn:

$49,320

Historical salary

Atmospheric Scientist salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in Virginia 104,870 1
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in New Jersey 103,580 2
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in Missouri 98,580 3
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in Illinois 97,850 4
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in Oregon 96,180 5
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in Nevada 95,440 6
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in Colorado 94,400 7
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in Idaho 94,120 8
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in Hawaii 93,280 9
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in Ohio 93,060 10
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in Maryland 92,860 11
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in Utah 92,420 12
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in Kentucky 91,930 13
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in Washington 91,880 14
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in Georgia 91,370 15
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in California 91,350 16
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in Louisiana 90,860 17
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in New Mexico 90,420 18
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in Minnesota 89,880 19
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in Pennsylvania 89,860 20
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in Alaska 89,570 21
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in Massachusetts 88,920 22
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in United States 88,140 23
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in Oklahoma 87,560 24
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in North Carolina 86,990 25
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in Arizona 86,180 26
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in New York 86,090 27
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in Nebraska 85,970 28
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in Florida 85,220 29
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in Alabama 84,390 30
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in Maine 82,220 31
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in Tennessee 81,740 32
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in South Dakota 81,170 33
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in Iowa 80,640 34
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in Indiana 80,490 35
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in Connecticut 80,160 36
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in North Dakota 80,110 37
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in Arkansas 79,560 38
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in South Carolina 79,140 39
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in Kansas 77,590 40
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in Montana 77,200 41
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in Wisconsin 74,740 42
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in Mississippi 74,290 43
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in Michigan 70,520 44
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in Texas 66,090 45
Atmospheric Scientist Salary in New Hampshire 53,960 46

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics