Anthropologist Salary (United States)

An Anthropologist earns an average salary of $49,460 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Anthropologist Total Pay (?
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$29,187 - $146,577
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MEDIAN: $49,459
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$29,187 - $146,577  
   
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$0.00 - $29,590  
Total Pay (?
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$28,663 - $151,398  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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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 75%
National Average
$49,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 14%
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Gender
Female
50%
female alumni
 
Male
50%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
16%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 65% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 29% employee benefits None: 35%
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