Anthropologist Salary (United States)

An Anthropologist earns an average salary of $48,366 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Anthropologist Total Pay (?
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$25,760 - $142,501
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$25,760 - $142,501  
   
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$0.00 - $29,361  
Total Pay (?
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$27,982 - $152,574  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 50
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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 72%
National Average
$48,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

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Gender

Female
54%
female alumni
 
Male
46%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 63% dental benefits Dental: 42%
vision benefits Vision: 26% employee benefits None: 37%
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