Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Meteorology and the types of students that study this field. University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus awards the most degrees in graphic design in the US, but Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields and Lyndon State College have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Meteorology. Tuition costs for Meteorology majors are, on average, $8,091 for in-state public colleges, and $39,696 for out of state private colleges. The largest share of institutions with Meteorology programs are Public, 4-year or above institutions.
Demographic information on those who earn a degree in Physical Sciences in the US. The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Physical Sciences is 45.3, and the most common degree type these workers hold is a Bachelor's degree. Male employees are more likey to hold Physical Sciences degrees, and White students earn the majority (185) of the degrees.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Meteorology field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Meteorology majors need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Meteorology majors need more than the average amount of Science, Operations Analysis, and Mathematics.
These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for Meteorology majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Science is very distinctive for majors, but the Reading Comprehension, Speaking, and Science are the three most important skills for people in the field.