How much does an Anthropologist make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for an Anthropologist in the United States is $29 as of April 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $28 and $32. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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What is an Anthropologist?

An Anthropologist is a person engaged in the practice of anthropology. Anthropology is the study of aspects of humans within past and present societies. Social anthropology, cultural anthropology, and philosophical anthropology study the norms and values of societies. Linguistic anthropology studies how language affects social life, while economic anthropology studies human economic behavior. Biological (physical), forensic, and medical anthropology study the biological development of humans, the application of biological anthropology in a legal setting, and the study of diseases and their imp...

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Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Inc. - Charlottesville , VA
We seek candidates who hold a bachelor's or master's degree in anthropology or related discipline, with a concentration in archaeology, archaeology, as well as basic knowledge of the material culture ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 65 days ago
Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Inc. - Charlottesville , VA
D. in anthropology or related field required. This is a full-time position with benefits. Please include a cover letter, writing sample, and resume with names of three references. Job Posted by ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 80 days ago
Marstel-Day, LLC - Fredericksburg , VA
At least a Master's degree in Anthropology, Archaeology, or related field. * Meets Secretary of the Interior's Professional Qualifications for Archaeology and History. * Ability to manage field crews ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 13 days ago
Dutton + Associates, LLC - Midlothian , VA
Bachelor's Degree in Archaeology, Anthropology or related field from a recognized program; * Ability to implement archaeological field methodologies; * Ability to lift and carry 40lbs across diverse ...
LinkedIn - 3 days ago
Marstel-Day, LLC - Fredericksburg , VA
Bachelor's degree in cultural resources (archaeology, anthropology, architectural history, historic architecture or historic preservation); Master's degree required for senior- and mid-level ...
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TechnoServe - Arlington , VA
Bachelor's or Associate's degree plus 3 years of relevant experience or Master's plus 1-year relevant experience in development economics, sociology, anthropology, gender or another discipline ...
Latpro - Diversity Jobs - 53 days ago
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