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Weather Observer Salary
in Columbia, South Carolina

$47,602 (USD)

Average Salary

$23/hr

Average Hourly

$914

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 09, 2019

The average pay for a Weather Observer is $47,602 a year and $23 an hour in Columbia, South Carolina, United States. The average salary range for a Weather Observer is between $34,964 and $58,112. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Weather Observer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Columbia, South Carolina.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Observes and records weather conditions for use in forecasting: periodically observes general weather, sky and visibility conditions, and reads weather instruments including thermometers, barometers, and hygrometers to ascertain elements, such as temperature, barometric pressure, humidity, wind velocity, and precipitation.
  • Transmits and receives weather data from other stations over teletype machine.
  • May collect upper-air data on temperature, humidity, and winds, using weather balloon and radiosonde equipment.
  • May conduct pilot briefings.
Weather Observer Job Prevalence in Columbia, South Carolina, United States

Job family: Atmospheric and Space Scientists

Job family population: 9,310

Estimated population of Weather Observer jobs: 1,276

Rate of error: 3.9%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$55,184
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About Columbia, South Carolina

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Description: Columbia is the capital and second largest city of the U.S. state of South Carolina, with a population estimate of 133,451 as of 2018. The city serves as the county seat of Richland County, and a portion of the city extends into neighboring Lexington County. It is the center of the Columbia metropolitan statistical area, which had a population of 767,598 as of the 2010 United States Census, growing to 832,666 by July 1, 2018, according to 2018 U.S. Census estimates. This makes it the 70th largest metropolitan statistical areas in the nation, as estimated by the United States Census Bureau as of July 1, 2018. The name...

Weather Observer Job Listings for Columbia, South Carolina

Security Officer - Sumter, SC
Oct 23
Sumter, SC, USA
DSI Security Services
Ability to work in all-weather elements. * Promoting safety by being alert to observe, correct and report any hazards. * Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results Responsibilities

The average pay for a Weather Observer is $47,602 a year and $23 an hour in Columbia, South Carolina, United States. The average salary range for a Weather Observer is between $34,964 and $58,112. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Weather Observer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Columbia, South Carolina.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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