234913 Meteorologist

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
234913
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Meteorologist
Skill Assessing Authority: 
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
Yes
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
No
Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme: 
Yes
Caveat Reference: 
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

234913 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.
Skill Level: 1
Specialisations:
Climatologist
Weather Forecaster

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
1

2349 Other Natural and Physical Science Professionals

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
2349
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Other Natural and Physical Science Professionals
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

2349 OTHER NATURAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCE PROFESSIONALS

This unit group covers Natural and Physical Science Professionals not elsewhere classified.
It includes Conservators, Metallurgists, Meteorologists and Physicists.
Indicative Skill Level:
In Australia and New Zealand:
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).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
1 721.50
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
1 308.10
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
1 549.20