Salary for Postsecondary Anthropology and Archeology Teachers

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Anthropology and Archeology teachers at the postsecondary level preapre and deliver lectures to undergraduate and graduate students. These professionals may specialize in particular sub-categories of research, such as the origin of cities, or feminist studies, and may guide and direct undergraduate and graduate research and internships in their specialty. These professionals are also expected to design, deliver and grade assignments and exams. Most professionals in this field have their doctorates in related subject areas, and a Master's degree in a related area is required for entrance into this occupation.

A Postsecondary Anthropology or Archeology Teacher can expect a wage between $51,580 - $162,640 depending on the level of seniority. Anthropology and Archeology Teachers will normally receive a wage of ninety-eight thousand seven hundred and fourty dollars yearly.

Anthropology and Archeology Teachers have the highest average potential salary in New York, where they can get average job salaries of near $121,740. They have the best average pay in Educational Services, where they earn an average pay rate of $98,760.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 66.49 percent nationwide in that time.


Postsecondary Anthropology and Archeology Teachers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Educational Services

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Educational Services