A Forensic Anthropologist earns an average salary of $50,421 per year.
Forensic Anthropologist Total Pay (?
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$33,221 - $99,778
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MEDIAN: $50,420
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Forensic Anthropologist Total Pay (?
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$11.15 - $39.45
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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Salary
$33,221 - $99,778  
   
Bonus
$10.14 - $6,081  
Total Pay (?
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$33,351 - $100,201  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 61
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.15 - $39.45  
   
Overtime
$11.75 - $33.43  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$10.14 - $6,081  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$33,351 - $100,201  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 61
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Job Description for Forensic 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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Gender
Female
81%
female alumni
 
Male
19%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 8%
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