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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 Salary (?
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$29,799 - $119,195
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MEDIAN: $49,460
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National Salary Data

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$29,799 - $119,195  
   
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$0.00 - $29,799  
Total Pay (?
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$29,848 - $153,164  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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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 68%
National Average
$49,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
57%
female alumni
 
Male
43%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 31%