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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.

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How to Become an Anthropologist

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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

Anthropologists earn less than 87% percent of Science careers in California. Anthropologist salaries are in the top 63% of all careers in California.

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Anthropologist Salary $62k
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Historical salary for Anthropologists in California

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

How to Become an Anthropologist

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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