Forensic Anthropologist Salary

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.

$29,479 - $66,230
$50K
MEDIAN: $50,500
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Salary $50,500
Bonus $50.00
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$15,101 - $72,556
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

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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.

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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.

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Key Stats for Forensic Anthropologist

1-4 years
80%
5-9 years
10%
20 years or more
10%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Forensic Anthropologist Salaries

Mid-Career
▲23%

Entry-Level
▼0%

National Average
$57,000

Years of Experience

1-4 years
80%
5-9 years
10%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None:
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