Forensic Anthropologist Salary (United States)

A Forensic Anthropologist earns an average salary of $50,868 per year.
Forensic Anthropologist Total Pay (?
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$34,252 - $99,408
(Median)
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77K
99K
MEDIAN: $50,868
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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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National Salary Data

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Salary
$34,252 - $99,408  
   
Bonus
$9.79 - $6,007  
Total Pay (?
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$33,836 - $101,145  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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
$9.79 - $6,007  
   
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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$33,836 - $101,145  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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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
78%
female alumni
 
Male
22%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 9%
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