Atmospheric and Space Scientists

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Occupation Description

Atmospheric and space scientists study atmospheric phenomena and interpret meteorological data, obtained by surface and air stations, satellites, and radar to form reports and forecasts for public and other uses. This also analysts and forecasters whose roles require the detailed understanding of meteorology.

Estimated Income

Lower End
Middle
Upper End
$200,000
$150,000
$100,000
$50,000
All financial data provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)

Total Employees In 2010

10190

Job Openings By 2020

2100

Growth Rate

10.6%

Required Education

Bachelor's degree
Specific Programs:

Required Work Experience

None

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