Information About Anthropologists And Archeologists

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Training

Anthropologists and archeologists need master's degree.

Degrees for Anthropologists and archeologists
Training for Anthropologists And Archeologists
Percent
Less than High School 0.2
High School 1.3
Some College 7.3
Associates Degree 3.7
Bachelors Degree 37.8
Masters Degree 34.3
Doctorate or Professional Degree 15.4

Employment

Represents about 5,000 people in the United States- 1.5% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 1,000 more anthropologists and archeologists but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 4,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, anthropologists and archeologists make $28.39 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Anthropologists and archeologists $15.40 $19.70 $26.90 $35.60 $43.10
Life, physical, and social science occupations $15.00 $20.20 $28.50 $40.50 $54.60
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, anthropologists and archeologists make $59,040 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Anthropologists and archeologists $32,160 $41,120 $56,070 $74,100 $89,840
Life, physical, and social science occupations $31,310 $42,020 $59,330 $84,320 $113,620
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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