Anthropologists and Archeologists Salary in Sector of Educational Services

The salary statistics of anthropologists and archeologists in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare anthropologists and archeologists salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Anthropologists and Archeologists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,270
25th Percentile Wage
$39,640
50th Percentile Wage
$51,320
75th Percentile Wage
$70,050
90th Percentile Wage
$96,470

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for anthropologists and archeologists in the industry sector of educational services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) anthropologists and archeologists is $96,470. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $51,320. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid anthropologists and archeologists is $33,270.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of anthropologists and archeologists in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201651,3204.29%18.86%
201549,1208.41%-
201444,9903.76%-
201343,3003.83%-
201241,640--

Compare Anthropologists and Archeologists Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of anthropologists and archeologists in six industries in the educational services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for anthropologists and archeologists occupations is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - privately owned industry with an annual salary $52,350. The lowest paying industry is the colleges, universities, and professional schools industry (annual salary $50,580). For detailed anthropologists and archeologists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$52,350
Educational Services - Privately owned
$51,920
Educational Services
$51,320
Educational Services - State government owned
$51,110
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$51,110
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$50,580

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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