Climate Change Analyst

Average Salary
Degree Requirements
Master's Degree

What does climate change mean for our planet’s future? For the future of our society? Climate change analysts answer these questions by researching and evaluating data to make scientific predictions about our climate system’s future. They lead the global movement for protecting Earth’s natural resources by using their research to inform world leaders and make actionable recommendations for sustainability.

Also known as: Climate and Energy Program, Senior Climate Advisor, Senior Policy Analyst, Senior Policy Associate, Staff Climate Scientist
Learning Strategies
Social Perceptiveness
Systems Analysis
Systems Evaluation
Conduct research of climate conditions over time
Use data to create mathematical models that predict future atmospheric temperature, ocean conditions and greenhouse gas levels
Examine the potential effect of future climate state on natural ecosystems, civilization and the economy
Prepare reports and presentations of their findings to inform the public and government leaders
Research existing environmental policies, practices and principles to evaluate effects on climate change
Demonstrate current climate-related effects of by creating mathematical models and preparing in-depth reports
Propose new or modified policies related to energy efficiency and sustainability

Still Interested?

Degree Pathways that can lead to this career

This site includes information from O*NET OnLine by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. AgriNovus Indiana has modified all or some of this information. USDOL/ETA has not approved, endorsed, or tested these modifications.

In addition to O’Net, AgriNovus Indiana gathered information from several resources. If you would like more information about the data on this site, please contact us at

I am…