Anthropologists and Archeologists Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for anthropologists and archeologists in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of anthropologists and archeologists amongst Texas areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Anthropologists and Archeologists in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,460
25th Percentile Wage
$51,710
50th Percentile Wage
$66,270
75th Percentile Wage
$86,990
90th Percentile Wage
$102,730

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for anthropologists and archeologists in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $102,730. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $66,270. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,460.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of anthropologists and archeologists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$66,270
0.53% 22.45%
2016
$65,920
10.16% -
2015
$59,220
5.37% -
2014
$56,040
3.50% -
2013
$54,080
4.97% -
2012
$51,390
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Anthropologists and Archeologists in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of anthropologists and archeologists in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of anthropologists and archeologists in state of Texas ranges from $42,730 to $92,050. The highest paying area for anthropologists and archeologists in Texas is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown with a median annual salary of $92,050. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington (mean annual salary $78,210). The lowest paying area is San Antonio-New Braunfels with a median annual salary of $42,730.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$92,050
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$78,210
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$69,370
Fort Worth-Arlington
$66,160
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$60,750
El Paso
$49,520
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$42,730




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