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Atmospheric Sciences Schools in Florida

60 Meteorology students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Atmospheric Sciences is the 193rd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Atmospheric Sciences Majors in Florida

Meteorology majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 41
Master’s Degree 16
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 3

Gender Distribution

In Florida, a meteorology major is more popular with women than with men.

Atmospheric Sciences Majors in FL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of meteorology majors in Florida is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.3%
  • Black or African American: 3.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.7%
  • White: 65.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 10.0%
  • Other Races: 11.7%
Atmospheric Sciences Majors in FL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Atmospheric Sciences Grads in Florida

In this state, there are 770 people employed in jobs related to a meteorology degree, compared to 80,590 nationwide.

Atmospheric Sciences Jobs Nationwide vs. FL

Wages for Atmospheric Sciences Jobs in Florida

Meteorology grads earn an average of $95,110 in the state and $101,890 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in Florida that offer meteorology degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
42,450 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 86% are considered full time. The average student takes 4.27 years to complete their degree at Florida State.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
7,056 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid. The student loan default rate is 4.20% which is lower than average. In their early career, Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach grads earn an average salary of $47,900.


University of Miami

Coral Gables
7 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
17,811 Total Students

72% of students get financical aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.90%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
6,022 Total Students

The average student takes 4.26 years to complete their degree at Florida Tech. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $31,900. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.60%.

Atmospheric Sciences Careers in FL

Some of the careers meteorology majors go into include:

Job Title FL Job Growth FL Median Salary
Natural Sciences Managers 19% $0
Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Professors 17% $93,510
Atmospheric and Space Scientists 16% $95,390

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to meteorology.

Major Annual Graduates in FL
Chemistry 841
Physics 347
Geological & Earth Sciences 261
Astronomy & Astrophysics 45
Materials Sciences 4
Other Physical Science 2

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