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What is the average salary for Anthropologists in the United States?

Anthropologists earn an average hourly wage of $29.80. Hourly wages typically start from $16.63 and go up to $45.03. Anthropologists earn an average salary of $61,980 per year. Salaries typically start from $34,580 and go up to $93,650.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Highest

The top 10% of Anthropologists in the United States earn:

$45.03 an hour $93,650 per year
Senior

The top 25% of Anthropologists in the United States earn:

$37.02 an hour $77,000 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Anthropologists in the United States earn:

$28.50 an hour $59,280 per year
Junior

The bottom 25% of Anthropologists in the United States earn:

$21.15 an hour $43,990 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of Anthropologists in the United States earn:

$16.63 an hour $34,580 per year

Historical salary for Anthropologists in the United States

Anthropologist salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Anthropologist Salary in District of Columbia $43.69 $90,870 # 1
Anthropologist Salary in Georgia $40.82 $84,900 # 2
Anthropologist Salary in Massachusetts $37.44 $77,880 # 3
Anthropologist Salary in Alaska $37.13 $77,230 # 4
Anthropologist Salary in New York $34.92 $72,630 # 5
Anthropologist Salary in Nebraska $34.10 $70,920 # 6
Anthropologist Salary in Pennsylvania $33.15 $68,950 # 7
Anthropologist Salary in Washington $33.06 $68,770 # 8
Anthropologist Salary in Oregon $32.80 $68,230 # 9
Anthropologist Salary in Utah $31.66 $65,840 # 10
Anthropologist Salary in Virginia $31.27 $65,040 # 11
Anthropologist Salary in Idaho $31.19 $64,870 # 12
Anthropologist Salary in Illinois $31.11 $64,700 # 13
Anthropologist Salary in Tennessee $30.99 $64,460 # 14
Anthropologist Salary in Montana $30.95 $64,370 # 15
Anthropologist Salary in Nevada $30.45 $63,330 # 16
Anthropologist Salary in Hawaii $30.35 $63,140 # 17
Anthropologist Salary in Arizona $30.28 $62,990 # 18
Anthropologist Salary in California $29.83 $62,060 # 19
Anthropologist Salary in Kentucky $29.77 $61,930 # 20
Anthropologist Salary in Louisiana $29.68 $61,730 # 21
Anthropologist Salary in Wyoming $29.58 $61,520 # 22
Anthropologist Salary in Maryland $29.01 $60,350 # 23
Anthropologist Salary in Texas $28.75 $59,790 # 24
Anthropologist Salary in Ohio $28.51 $59,290 # 25
Anthropologist Salary in Wisconsin $28.32 $58,900 # 26
Anthropologist Salary in Florida $28.02 $58,270 # 27
Anthropologist Salary in Iowa $27.87 $57,980 # 28
Anthropologist Salary in Connecticut $27.27 $56,720 # 29
Anthropologist Salary in New Jersey $27.23 $56,640 # 30
Anthropologist Salary in New Mexico $27.04 $56,230 # 31
Anthropologist Salary in Colorado $26.57 $55,260 # 32
Anthropologist Salary in North Carolina $25.59 $53,220 # 33
Anthropologist Salary in Mississippi $24.33 $50,610 # 34
Anthropologist Salary in Missouri $24.06 $50,040 # 35
Anthropologist Salary in Alabama $21.58 $44,890 # 36
Anthropologist Salary in Indiana $20.26 $42,150 # 37
Anthropologist Salary in North Dakota $20.22 $42,060 # 38
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics