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Anthropologists and Archeologists in Arizona

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7.3% Jobs Projection
$65,000 Median Salary
40 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Anthropologists and Archeologists in Arizona are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Anthropologists and Archeologists in Arizona is growing faster than average.

  • Anthropologists and Archeologists in Arizona earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Anthropologists and Archeologists Work in Arizona?

In 2018, there were 480 Anthropologists and Archeologists working in the state.

There were 410 Anthropologists and Archeologists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 70 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Anthropologists and Archeologists in AZ Employment Trend

The typical state has 100 Anthropologists and Archeologists working in it, which means Arizona has more Anthropologists and Archeologists than average.

Anthropologists and Archeologists in AZ vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Arizona

Jobs for Anthropologists and Archeologists in this state are growing at a rate of 7.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 3.9%.

Job Projections for Anthropologists and Archeologists: Nation vs. AZ

Arizona Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 40 annual job openings, and a total of 440 jobs for Arizona Anthropologists and Archeologists in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 700 annual jobs and 7,900 total jobs in 2026.

What do Anthropologists and Archeologists Make in Arizona?

In 2018 wages for Anthropologists and Archeologists ranged from $36,710 to $95,100 with $65,000 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $17.65 to $45.72. The median hourly rate was $31.25.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $34.12 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $2.87.

The median salary in Arizona is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Anthropologists and Archeologists Earnings: AZ vs. National Average

Top Arizona Metros for Anthropologists and Archeologists

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Anthropologists and Archeologists.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 240 $68,050
Tucson, AZ 90 $60,280
Flagstaff, AZ 40 $62,920

Top States for Anthropologists and Archeologists Employment

View the list below to see where most Anthropologists and Archeologists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 1,420 $62,550
Arizona 480 $65,000
New Mexico 280 $56,280
Texas 280 $67,980
Oregon 270 $59,510
Florida 230 $48,310
Colorado 200 $62,380
Washington 190 $73,460
Missouri 170 $61,900
Nevada 170 $61,220
Georgia 140 $60,810
Hawaii 130 $82,850
Illinois 110 $62,330
Utah 110 $65,290
Ohio 110 $59,170
Maryland 100 $44,980
Louisiana 100 $69,380
Kentucky 100 $51,130
Virginia 100 $61,940
North Carolina 80 $56,340

Below are the states where Anthropologists and Archeologists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Massachusetts $90,940
Hawaii $82,850
Washington $73,460
Idaho $73,460
Nebraska $73,370
Louisiana $69,380
Texas $67,980
Pennsylvania $65,730
Wyoming $65,310
Utah $65,290

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Occupation AZ Employment Total
Social Scientists and Related Workers 470
Geographers 30

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