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Occupation Title: Anthropology & Archaeology Teachers, Postsecondary

Description: Teach courses in anthropology or archeology. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 25-1061

Sample Job Titles: Professor, Anthropology Professor, Assistant Professor, Professor of Anthropology, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Associate Professor, Lecturer, Instructor, Cultural Anthropology Professor

Salary Chart Anthropology & Archaeology Teachers, Postsecondary

Estimated Total Employment*
2010: 5,850
2011: 5,790
2012: 5,690
2013: 5,920
2014: 6,100

Data Source:
Bureau of Labor Statistics

Projected Job Openings (2012-2022): 1,900
Projected Growth (2012-2022): 8-14%

(total 10 year projection, not annual)

Data Source:
O*NET Online
NOTE: Projected job openings for postsecondary teachers refer to industry-wide data, not individual occupations.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics program does not include self-employed workers in employment estimates. O*NET and other BLS programs do include self-employed workers.

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. REC-0439914 and DRL-0910041 (Enhancing Departments and Graduate Education in Geography).

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