A Forensic Anthropologist earns an average salary of $45,000 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

$30,521 - $63,972
$45K
MEDIAN: $45,000
50%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$15.00 - $35.00
$26
MEDIAN: $25.52
50%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,000  
   
Bonus
$300.00  
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).
)
$20,167 - $102,012  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$25.52  
   
Hourly Tips
$3.64  
Overtime
$40.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$300.00  
   
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).
)
$20,167 - $102,012  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

Job Description for Forensic Anthropologist

A forensic anthropologist analyzes human remains in order to determine the characteristics of a person, which may lead to their identification. The remains being dealt with are often just skeletal. The job involves a high amount of scientific knowledge and problem-solving skills.

Read More...

Forensic Anthropologist Tasks

  • Comparatively study the origin, evolution, race, distribution, and the physical, cultural, and social development of human beings and cultures.
  • May apply anthropological data to solving current problems.
  • Gather, analyze and report data addressing human physique, social customs, artifacts, sociolinguistics, personalities, or societies.

Anthropologist Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Key Stats for Forensic Anthropologist

046
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
7%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Forensic Anthropologist Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 35%

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

National Average
$51,000

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None:
ADVERTISEMENT