Anthropologist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Anthropologist salary by state

State Name Average Salary
District of Columbia $92,150
Massachusetts $90,940
Alaska $79,520
Hawaii $78,930
Idaho $78,030
Nebraska $77,730
Washington $77,240
Oregon $73,260
Michigan $72,800
West Virginia $71,220
Wyoming $71,120
Louisiana $64,650
New Jersey $64,650
New York $64,250
Rhode Island $64,230
Montana $63,750
California $63,520
New Mexico $63,430
Pennsylvania $62,750
Minnesota $61,930
Nevada $61,920
Colorado $61,890
Utah $61,780
Texas $61,650
Arkansas $61,220
North Carolina $61,100
Wisconsin $60,540
South Carolina $60,270
North Dakota $60,210
Arizona $60,040
Oklahoma $60,040
Iowa $58,250
Indiana $56,810
Alabama $55,190
Connecticut $54,030
Kentucky $51,850
Maryland $50,950
Virginia $50,860
Florida $50,230
Georgia $49,550
Illinois $49,090
Ohio $49,090
South Dakota $48,230
Tennessee $47,040
Missouri $36,560

How do anthropologist salaries compare to similar careers?

Anthropologists earn 9% less than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make less than neuropsychologists but more than museum conservators.

Career Median Salary
Neuropsychologist salary $103K
Scientist salary $87K
Urban planner salary $78K
Historian salary $64K
Archaeologist salary $62K
Anthropologist salary $62K
Curator salary $60K
Archivist salary $60K
Museum conservator salary $48K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)