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2023 Anthropology Salary

There are about 31,855 students enrolled in Anthropology in the USA.

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Starting college is a large investment for most undergraduates. It is critical to make sure you increase your future earning power. Therefore, we hope the following job placement and earnings facts help you in deciding your major at college.

The average Anthropology alumni brings home a first year salary of $27,793 per year (bottom 13%). Further into their careers, they can generate as high as $81,699 to as little as $22,913, but average roughly $42,907. Just so you know, that's 11% north of the national average.

The most popular job title for an Anthropology graduate is Sales Assistant, which often earn approximately $24,000; next are Analyst and Account Executive, which normally make more or less $54,000 and $36,000 respectively.

The highest earning region for Anthropology graduates is The Southwest. ME has the highest earning Anthropology graduates of any state. New England Small College Athletic Conference has the best paid Anthropology graduates of any conference..

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