Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Anthropologists and Archeologists (19-3091)

Study the origin, development, and behavior of human beings. May study the way of life, language, or physical characteristics of 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.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 92 101 9.78 3 8 12
United States 6500 7100 0.0 200 600 800
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 33.64 19.61 24.60 31.79 40.65 49.41
Alaska 42.47 28.44 34.13 40.15 46.75 53.63
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 44.05 24.92 32.90 41.25 46.75 58.41

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.