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Highest Paying Cities for Anthropologists and Archeologists

The top 100 highest paying cities for anthropologists and archeologists (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of anthropologists and archeologists in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $92,050, Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas is the highest paying city for anthropologists and archeologists. It is followed by Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA (average annual salary $91,730). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of anthropologists and archeologists in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Anthropologists and Archeologists

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$92,050
70
2 Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA
$91,730
n/a
3 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$90,300
n/a
4 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$89,530
30
5 Urban Honolulu, USA
$87,950
100
6 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$87,710
160
7 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$87,560
n/a
8 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$84,970
190
9 Memphis, Tennessee
$81,620
n/a
10 Anchorage, Alaska
$79,550
60
11 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$79,030
120
12 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$78,210
30
13 Eugene-Springfield, Oregon
$76,900
n/a
14 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$75,880
n/a
15 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$75,220
60
16 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$75,070
60
17 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$74,500
100
18 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$74,500
110
19 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$73,980
n/a
20 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$73,730
170
21 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$73,160
240
22 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$72,760
30
23 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$70,640
150
24 Tucson, Arizona
$70,610
40
25 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$70,550
30
26 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$69,490
30
27 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$69,370
50
28 Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area, Utah
$69,080
30
29 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$67,860
170
30 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$67,580
50
31 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$67,330
100
32 Southwestern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, New Mexico
$66,950
n/a
33 St Louis, Missouri
$66,810
60
34 Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$66,400
40
35 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$66,160
n/a
36 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$65,610
130
37 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$65,420
40
38 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$65,360
60
39 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$64,430
40
40 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$64,010
120
41 North and West Central New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, New Mexico
$63,660
30
42 Flagstaff, Arizona
$63,610
40
43 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$63,240
100
44 Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$63,030
30
45 Salt Lake City, Utah
$62,220
40
46 Honolulu, Hawaii
$62,210
260
47 Hawaii-Maui-Kauai nonmetropolitan area, Hawaii
$61,000
40
48 Idaho Falls, Idaho
$60,820
40
49 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$60,750
90
50 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$60,510
190
51 Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$60,430
n/a
52 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$60,190
280
53 Bismarck, North Dakota
$60,180
50
54 Ogden-Clearfield, Utah
$60,170
30
55 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$60,150
60
56 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$60,010
480
57 Las Cruces, New Mexico
$59,450
40
58 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$59,360
n/a
59 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$59,280
110
60 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$59,060
40
61 Olympia, Washington
$57,860
30
62 Reno-Sparks, Nevada
$57,270
50
63 Boise City-Nampa, Idaho
$57,200
30
64 Columbus, Ohio
$56,960
70
65 Iowa City, Iowa
$56,920
n/a
66 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$56,420
310
67 Albuquerque, New Mexico
$55,730
150
68 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$54,480
60
69 West Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$53,850
60
70 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$53,530
40
71 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$53,210
250
72 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$53,100
40
73 North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$53,080
n/a
74 North Arizona nonmetropolitan area, Arizona
$52,950
50
75 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$52,020
70
76 Jacksonville, Florida
$50,800
n/a
77 Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$50,750
40
78 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$50,750
30
79 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$50,350
40
80 Richmond, Virginia
$50,120
50
81 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$49,570
30
82 El Paso, Texas
$49,520
40
83 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$49,470
30
84 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky
$49,430
40
85 Santa Fe, New Mexico
$49,230
60
86 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$47,780
30
87 Madison, Wisconsin
$47,450
30
88 Tallahassee, Florida
$46,730
30
89 Columbia, South Carolina
$46,600
30
90 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$44,670
30
91 Gainesville, Florida
$44,430
90
92 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$43,770
60
93 Boulder, Colorado
$43,320
n/a
94 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$42,730
30
95 Jackson, Mississippi
$39,840
n/a
96 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$39,800
30
97 Farmington, New Mexico
$37,640
60
98 North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$36,870
n/a
99 Kansas City, Missouri
$36,460
n/a
100 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$31,460
40
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