Anthropology

Careers

Job/Career Titles

  • Anthropologist*
  • Archaeologist*
  • Archivist*
  • Community Education
  • Consultant
  • Cultural Resource Manager*
  • Data/Records Analyst
  • Ethnographic Researcher*
  • Field Technician
  • Forensics
  • Grant Writing
  • Higher Education Administration
  • Human Resources
  • Impact Assessment
  • Library/Information Science*
  • Museum Curator/Administration*
  • Nonprofit Administration
  • Policy Analysis
  • Professor*
  • Public Relations/Marketing
  • Researcher*
  • Surveyor
  • Urban Planning

*Advanced education preferred

Employers

General Industry

  • Archaeological Firms/Fieldwork
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Consulting Firms
  • Government Agencies
  • Historical Societies
  • International Organizations
  • Museums & Libraries
  • Non-Profit Associations
  • Research Organizations

Minnesota Employers

  • 3M
  • Colle+McVoy
  • General Mills
  • HDR Environmental Operations
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Minnesota History Center
  • Minnesota Historical Society
  • MN Government
  • MN State Institutions
  • Natural Resource Group
  • Project Footsteps

Salary and Outlook

Starting Salary Range:
$28,000 - $45,000

*Subject to vary by career, company, location, and experience

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Skills and Traits

  • Appreciation of cultural differences
  • Artistic
  • Attention to detail
  • Critical thinking
  • Decisive
  • Enjoy mental activity
  • Enjoy traveling
  • Generate ideas
  • Good at seeing patterns
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Investigative
  • Problem solving
  • Research skills
  • Solution oriented