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Anthropologist Salary

An Anthropologist earns an average salary of $50,565 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$29,900 - $117,446
(Median)
$30K
$51K
$120K
MEDIAN: $50,565
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$29,900 - $117,446  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,590  
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$30,323 - $152,870  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 42

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Job Description for Anthropologist

  • Gather, analyze and report data addressing human physique, social customs, artifacts, sociolinguistics, personalities, or societies.
  • May apply anthropological data to solving current problems.
  • Comparatively study the origin, evolution, race, distribution, and the physical, cultural, and social development of human beings and cultures.

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Experience Affects Anthropologist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 69%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 31%