Occupation Title: Anthropologists & Archaeologists
Description: Study the origin, development, and behavior of humans. May study the way of life, language, or physical characteristics of existing people in various parts of the world. May engage in systematic recovery and examination of material evidence, such as tools or pottery remaining from past human cultures, in order to determine the history, customs, and living habits of earlier civilizations.
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 19-3091
Sample Job Titles: American Indian Policy Specialist, Anthropology Instructor, Applied Anthropologist, Behavioral Scientist, Medical Anthropology Director, Principal Investigator, Program Review Director, Research Anthropologist, Research Director, Research Fellow, Curator, Archaeologist, Project Director, Research Archaeologist
Estimated Total Employment*
Projected Job Openings (2010-2020): 3,800
*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).
Suggested citation: Association of American Geographers, Jobs & Careers Website, Salary Data and Trends, http://www.aag.org/cs/salary_data_and_trends/salary_data_and_trends_overview (accessed mm//dd/yyyy).