Training Requirements for Anthropologists And Archeologists

Anthropologists and archeologists need a master's degree.

Degrees for Anthropologists and archeologists
Percent
Less than High School 0.4
High School 3.0
Some College 7.6
Associates Degree 2.7
Bachelors Degree 36.1
Masters Degree 36.2
Doctorate or Professional Degree 14.1

Employment Outlook for Anthropologists And Archeologists

This represents about 7,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 0 more anthropologists and archeologists but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 1,000 more.

Typical Income for Anthropologists And Archeologists

Hourly Income

On average,anthropologists and archeologists make $31.94 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Anthropologists and archeologists $17.75 $23.19 $30.38 $39.15 $47.88
Life, physical, and social science occupations $16.03 $21.67 $30.45 $43.78 $59.27
Social scientists and related workers $20.19 $26.84 $36.19 $47.75 $60.29
Miscellaneous social scientists and related workers $20.58 $27.89 $37.03 $48.73 $61.07
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, anthropologists and archeologists make $66,440 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Anthropologists and archeologists $36,910 $48,240 $63,190 $81,430 $99,590
Life, physical, and social science occupations $33,350 $45,060 $63,340 $91,060 $123,280
Social scientists and related workers $41,990 $55,840 $75,280 $99,320 $125,400
Miscellaneous social scientists and related workers $42,800 $58,010 $77,020 $101,360 $127,030
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

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

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