What is the average salary for an Anthropologist?

Annual / Hourly

The average salary of an Anthropologist is $61,420. Salaries start from $34,320 and go up to $92,730. Please note that the average salary for an Anthropologist may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

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Highest

The top 10% of Anthropologists in United States earn:

$92,730
Senior

The top 25% of Anthropologists in United States earn:

$75,820
Experienced

The middle 50% of Anthropologists in United States earn:

$58,360
Junior

The bottom 25% of Anthropologists in United States earn:

$43,530
Starting

The bottom 10% of Anthropologists in United States earn:

$34,320

Historical salary

Anthropologist salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Anthropologist Salary in District of Columbia 97,330 1
Anthropologist Salary in Georgia 90,340 2
Anthropologist Salary in Massachusetts 75,000 3
Anthropologist Salary in Alaska 72,860 4
Anthropologist Salary in Oregon 72,370 5
Anthropologist Salary in Hawaii 71,450 6
Anthropologist Salary in Tennessee 70,990 7
Anthropologist Salary in Arkansas 70,790 8
Anthropologist Salary in Nebraska 68,580 9
Anthropologist Salary in Ohio 66,870 10
Anthropologist Salary in New York 66,420 11
Anthropologist Salary in Washington 65,990 12
Anthropologist Salary in Louisiana 65,770 13
Anthropologist Salary in Pennsylvania 65,510 14
Anthropologist Salary in Illinois 65,130 15
Anthropologist Salary in Idaho 64,630 16
Anthropologist Salary in Utah 63,870 17
Anthropologist Salary in Michigan 63,380 18
Anthropologist Salary in Maryland 62,110 19
Anthropologist Salary in United States 61,420 20
Anthropologist Salary in California 60,880 21
Anthropologist Salary in Texas 59,970 22
Anthropologist Salary in Wyoming 59,620 23
Anthropologist Salary in Nevada 59,420 24
Anthropologist Salary in Arizona 59,060 25
Anthropologist Salary in Virginia 58,180 26
Anthropologist Salary in Iowa 57,270 27
Anthropologist Salary in New Jersey 55,490 28
Anthropologist Salary in Florida 55,240 29
Anthropologist Salary in Indiana 55,000 30
Anthropologist Salary in New Mexico 54,890 31
Anthropologist Salary in Colorado 54,820 32
Anthropologist Salary in Kentucky 53,760 33
Anthropologist Salary in Missouri 52,810 34
Anthropologist Salary in Rhode Island 52,810 35
Anthropologist Salary in North Carolina 50,790 36
Anthropologist Salary in Mississippi 48,970 37
Anthropologist Salary in North Dakota 45,980 38
Anthropologist Salary in Alabama 43,970 39
Anthropologist Salary in Wisconsin 43,600 40

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics