An Anthropologist earns an average salary of $49,964 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Anthropologist Total Pay (?
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$25,912 - $141,236
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$25,912 - $141,236  
   
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$0.00 - $29,590  
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$28,101 - $149,112  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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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.

Experience Affects Anthropologist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 78%
National Average
$50,000
Entry-Level
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Gender
Female
54%
female alumni
 
Male
46%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
16%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 31%
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