Forensic Anthropologist Salary (United States)

A Forensic Anthropologist earns an average salary of $51,613 per year.
Forensic Anthropologist Salary (?
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$32,438 - $100,899
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100K
MEDIAN: $51,612
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Forensic Anthropologist Salary (?
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$11.15 - $39.45
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$32,438 - $100,899  
   
Bonus
$4.30 - $6,050  
Total Pay (?
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$32,681 - $102,029  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 41
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.15 - $39.45  
   
Overtime
$11.75 - $33.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$4.30 - $6,050  
   
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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$32,681 - $102,029  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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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
12%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 7%
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