Top Meteorology Bachelors degree Programs - 2023

A program that focuses on the scientific study of the prediction of atmospheric motion and climate change. Includes instruction in general circulation patterns, weather phenomena, atmospheric predictability, parameterization, numerical and statistical analysis, large- and mesoscale phenomena, kinematic structures, precipitation processes, and forecasting techniques.

Students majoring in Meteorology can earn up to a Masters degree. On average, 64% percent of men and 36% percent of women make up the degrees awarded across all college campuses. Out of all the US states, Oklahoma is where degrees in Meteorology are most popular. The average annual income for an undergraduate degree in Meteorology is $43,600.

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Top Colleges for Meteorology

The top ranked schools for Meteorology majors include the University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and Northern Vermont University with 47 students receiving degrees in Meteorology at the University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus. Learn more about college options in the table below.

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Careers for Meteorology Majors

Majoring in Meteorology, your education is applicable to different careers. Meteorology majors go on to pursue jobs including Natural Sciences Managers and Atmospheric and Space Scientists which are in high demand. Some of the top paying jobs for Meteorology majors include Natural Sciences Managers, Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary and Atmospheric and Space Scientists.

Top Paying Careers for Meteorology

  1. Natural Sciences Managers   (Median Wage: $137,900)
  2. Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary   (Median Wage: $98,070)
  3. Atmospheric and Space Scientists   (Median Wage: $94,570)
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