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ANZSCO 234913 - Registered Migration Australia


A meteorologist studies the physics and dynamics of the atmosphere to increase understanding of weather and climate, and to forecast changes in the weather and long-term climatic trends. In Australia a meteorologist is a Skill Level 1 occupation.






  • Climatologist
  • Weather Forecaster



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Group: 2349 Other Natural and Physical Science Professionals






Job Description - Registered Migration Australia


This unit group covers Natural and Physical Science Professionals not elsewhere classified. 
It includes Conservators, Metallurgists, Meteorologists and Physicists.


Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification. In the case of Conservators, at least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1). 


In Australia a meteorologist may require registration or licensing.


Occupations in this Group



Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the same meteorologist group if not listed in either the STSOL or MLTSSL the ANZSCO description should be used for reference purposes only.


English Requirement


  • IELTS result with a minimum score of 6 (L, R, W), 7 in speaking and 7 overall;
  • OET result with a minimum grade B in all sections;
  • TOEFL iBT with a minimum score (L:12 R:13 W:21 S:23 overall L93);
  • PTE Academic with a minimum score of 50 (L, R, W), 65 in speaking and 65 overall


  • Australian Graduate exceptions apply in some states/territories
  • Priority Skilled Lists may apply a specific requirement in some states/territories
  • Countries exempt from submitting IELTS or OET include the UK; Canada; New Zealand; US; and Ireland


Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.



Assessment Authority


  • Meteorologist is currently assessed with VETASSESS - (Vocational Education and Training Assessment Services); more info regarding assessment bodies.


Average Income

The average salary for a Meteorologist in Australia is $ 91,368 for male employees and $ 84,460 for female employees per year. Average Age: Males: 36.0 Females: 38.3 Persons: 36.6

Source: (Group 2349) Other natural and physical science professionals - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016


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