Atmospheric & Space Scientists
Also called: Broadcast Meteorologist, Forecaster, General Forecaster, Meteorologist
In the Air Force: Special Operations Weather Craftsman; Special Operations Weather Superintendent; Weather Craftsman; Weather Superintendent
In the Coast Guard: LDO - Meteorology/Oceanography; RL - Special Duty Officer (Oceanography)
In the Marine Corps: Basic Meteorology and Oceanography (METOC) Marine; Meteorology and Oceanography (METOC) Analyst Forecaster; Meteorology and Oceanography (METOC) Impacts Analyst; Meteorology and Oceanography (METOC) Officer; Space Operations Officer
In the Navy: Analyst-Forecaster; LDO - Meteorology/Oceanography; Meteorological Forecaster; Meteorological and Oceanographic Manager; Meteorological and Oceanographic Technician; Meteorology and Oceanography (METOC) Services Officer; Meteorology and Oceanography Watch Officer; Oceanographic Forecaster; RL - Special Duty Officer (Oceanography); Staff Meteorology and Oceanography (METOC) Officer
- Broadcast weather conditions, forecasts, or severe weather warnings to the public via television, radio, or the Internet or provide this information to the news media.
- Prepare weather reports or maps for analysis, distribution, or use in weather broadcasts, using computer graphics.
- Interpret data, reports, maps, photographs, or charts to predict long- or short-range weather conditions, using computer models and knowledge of climate theory, physics, and mathematics.
Math and Science
Arts and Humanities
Engineering and Technology
People and Technology Systems
Ideas and Logic
People interested in this work like activities that include ideas, thinking, and figuring things out.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Analytical or scientific software
Graphics or photo imaging software
Word processing software
New job opportunities are likely in the future.
per year, on average
This work is part of the green economy.