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11.4% Jobs Projection
$67,980 Median Salary
40 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Anthropologists and Archeologists Work in Texas?

280 people worked as Anthropologists and Archeologists in 2018 in this state.

There were 280 Anthropologists and Archeologists employed in this state in 2017.

The amount of jobs between 2017 and 2018 is holding steady.

Anthropologists and Archeologists in TX Employment Trend

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

Anthropologists and Archeologists in TX vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Texas

Jobs for Anthropologists and Archeologists in this state are growing at a rate of 11.4% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 3.9%.

Job Projections for Anthropologists and Archeologists: Nation vs. TX

Texas Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 40 annual job openings, and a total of 390 jobs for Texas 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 Texas?

In 2018 wages for Anthropologists and Archeologists ranged from $39,970 to $102,030 with $67,980 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $19.22 to $49.06. The median hourly rate was $32.69.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $31.86 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.83.

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

Anthropologists and Archeologists Earnings: TX vs. National Average

Top Texas 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
Austin-Round Rock, TX 100 $61,890
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 60 $86,370
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 40 $82,390

Top States for Anthropologists and Archeologists Employment

The table below shows the states 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 TX Employment Total
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Political Scientists 220
Geographers 150
Historians 130

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