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Anthropologists and Archeologists

Study the behavior of human beings in different parts of the world and different periods in time.

Quick Facts


Above the statewide median
$34.38 / hour    Read more about wages


Below statewide average
Growth rate:  7.4%    Read more about outlook


Graduate degree (any type) is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Analyze forensic evidence to solve crimes.
  • Collect information from people through observation, interviews, or surveys.
  • Conduct anthropological or archaeological research.
  • Conduct historical research.
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Job Title Examples:

Anthropology Instructor
Behavioral Scientist
Research Director

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