Anthropologists and Archeologists

7.0/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $31.79 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 3% (Totally Safe)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Anthropologists and Archeologists' job openings is expected to rise 7.4% by 2030
'Anthropologists and Archeologists' is expected to be an average growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Anthropologists and Archeologists' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Anthropologists and Archeologists' was $66,130, or $31.79 hourly
'Anthropologists and Archeologists' are paid 57.6% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 7,180 people employed as Anthropologists and Archeologists.
This represents around 0.01% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

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.

SOC Code: 19-3091.00

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Amanda says
Possibly not, because I don't think AI's would be interested in doing this job
Jul 23, 2020 at 12:53 AM
Anna (No chance) says
While comparison and analysis of related artefacts can be aided by computers I think the excavating and also interpretations of evidence are unlikely to be able to be performed by AI. Then again I'm a student so not qualified yet, and I don't know all that much about AI either
Apr 20, 2019 at 06:47 AM

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