Career Information for Anthropology

Career Information

Today’s anthropologists do not just work in exotic locations. Anthropologists can be found in a diverse array of fields and careers in corporations, all levels of government, educational institutions, and nonprofit associations. Job titles: user experience (UX), public health worker, behavioral research analyst, archaeological field technician, museum curator, cultural resources specialist, and
educator.

You can find information about careers in Anthropology at the American Anthropological website at: http://www.americananthro.org/AdvanceYourCareer/Content.aspx?ItemNumber=1783&navItemNumber=742

Common Job Titles
Anthropologists, Anthropology Instructor, Behavioral Scientist, Medical Anthropology Director, Professor of Anthropology, Researcher, Scientist, Social Science Research Assistants, Museum Curator Many career opportunities in this field require completion of a bachelor’s degree or higher.

Regional Labor Market Information
Anthropologists: New workers generally start around $32,906. Normal pay for Anthropologists is $57,815 per year, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as $75,882 in this region. There are currently 99 Anthropologists that are employed in Austin-Round Rock, TX. Source:https://austincc.emsicc.com/careers/anthropologist

Career and labor market research tools (see Quick Reference Guide at http://www.austincc.edu/career): EMSI: https://austincc.emsicc.com/, Bureau of Labor Statistics: http://www.bls.gov/ooh/, O*NET: https://www.onetonline.org/

Career Resources: ACC’s career services website provides information on career exploration and employment at http://www.austincc.edu/career. Students are encouraged to consult with their area of study advisor for additional career assistance. The above information is provided as a guide and reference tool for occupations related to this program. This is not a guarantee of job placement in any of these occupations after successful completion of an ACC program. The common job titles listed are representative titles and are provided for career research. These are not the only occupations possible in this area of study.