By: Caroline Alexander

What is it?

The scientific study of the atmosphere

Education Requireements:

Bachelor's degree in meterology or atmospheric science, masters degree is necessary for some positions and a Ph.D required for most basic research positions.


$92,224 a year (United States)

Related Occupations:

Atmospheric Scientists

Job Outlook:

Employment of atmospheric scientists is projected to grow 10% from 2012 to 2022.