Anthropologists and Archeologists Salary in Sector of Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

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

Average Annual Salary of Anthropologists and Archeologists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,300
25th Percentile Wage
$49,060
50th Percentile Wage
$63,060
75th Percentile Wage
$85,560
90th Percentile Wage
$101,730

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for anthropologists and archeologists in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation. 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 $101,730. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $63,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid anthropologists and archeologists is $34,300.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of anthropologists and archeologists in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$63,060
2.92% 4.65%
2016
$61,220
-16.81% -
2015
$71,510
5.59% -
2014
$67,510
0.53% -
2013
$67,150
10.45% -
2012
$60,130
- -

Compare Anthropologists and Archeologists Salary in Different Industries within the Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Sector

The average salaries of anthropologists and archeologists in two industries in the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector are shown below. For detailed anthropologists and archeologists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$63,060
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$63,060

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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