Anthropologist Salary (United States)

An Anthropologist earns an average salary of $48,938 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Anthropologist Salary (?
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$29,299 - $143,609
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MEDIAN: $48,937
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Total Pay (?
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$29,277 - $152,870  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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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 70%
National Average
$49,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

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Gender

Female
52%
female alumni
 
Male
48%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 62% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 27% employee benefits None: 38%
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