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How much does an Anthropologist make in California?

Average Anthropologist Hourly Wage in California

Anthropologists earn a median hourly wage of $29.89. Hourly wages typically start from $17.79 and go up to $47.37.

Average Anthropologist Yearly Salary in California

Anthropologists earn a median salary of $62,180 per year. Salaries typically start from $36,990 and go up to $98,530.

Learn more about the Anthropologist job market for salaries of real jobs in your area. Alternatively, see what Anthropologists earn in other states.

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  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Certificate
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Associates, Bachelors
    • Goldey-Beacom College | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
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Anthropologist Earnings by Seniority

Top End Anthropologist Earnings

The highest earning Anthropologists in California earn:

$47.37
an hour
$98,530
per year
Senior Anthropologist Earnings

Senior Anthropologists in California earn:

$38.40
an hour
$79,870
per year
Experienced Anthropologist Earnings

Experienced Anthropologists in California earn:

$29.89
an hour
$62,180
per year
Junior Anthropologist Earnings

Junior Anthropologists in California earn:

$22.48
an hour
$46,770
per year
Starting Anthropologist Earnings

Starting Anthropologists in California earn:

$17.79
an hour
$36,990
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Anthropologist salary comparison

Historical salary for Anthropologists in California

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

Should I be an Anthropologist?

Think you might be interested in becoming an Anthropologist? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good anthropologist? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Certificate
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Associates, Bachelors
    • Goldey-Beacom College | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
  3. Get Hired
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