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Atmospheric and Space Scientists

Investigate weather-related phenomena to prepare weather reports and forecasts for the public.

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Well above the statewide median
$49.31 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  12%    Read more about outlook


Bachelor's degree is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Conduct climatological research.
  • Research environmental impact of industrial or development activities.
  • Interpret research or operational data.
  • Provide technical information or assistance to public.
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Job Title Examples:

Hydrometeorological Technician
Science and Operations Officer (SOO)
Weather Forecaster

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