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19-3091 Anthropologists and Archeologists



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.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 308$40.79/hr$28.19/hr$28.20/hr$36.04/hr$53.70/hr$58.57/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Professional and Business Services40$32.43/hr
Education and Health ServicesN/AN/A
Public AdministrationN/A$31.51/hr
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Central Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA N/AN/AN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 30$36.04/hr0.0%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 30$36.04/hrN/A
Minnesota 80$31.52/hr0.0%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary 80$86,210.30/yr4.5%
Geographers 20$36.31/hr0.0%
Geography Teachers, Postsecondary 100$86,178.55/yr3.0%
Sociologists 40$32.91/hrN/A


  • Research, survey, or assess sites of past societies and cultures in search of answers to specific research questions.
  • Study objects and structures recovered by excavation to identify, date, and authenticate them and to interpret their significance.
  • Consult site reports, existing artifacts, and topographic maps to identify archeological sites.
  • Describe artifacts' physical properties or attributes, such as the materials from which artifacts are made and their size, shape, function, and decoration.
  • Collect information and make judgments through observation, interviews, and review of documents.
  • Research, survey, or assess sites of past societies and cultures in search of answers to specific research questions.
  • Compare findings from one site with archeological data from other sites to find similarities or differences.
  • Describe artifacts' physical properties or attributes, such as the materials from which artifacts are made and their size, shape, function, and decoration.
  • Train others in the application of ethnographic research methods to solve problems in organizational effectiveness, communications, technology development, policy making, and program planning.
  • Develop intervention procedures, using techniques such as individual and focus group interviews, consultations, and participant observation of social interaction.