Anthropology

Examine past societies to learn about the present in ACC’s Anthropology Program. You’ll look at interactions between culture and biology, and their impact on human diversity. Students typically follow the pathway through the Anthropology and Archaeology Program, then transfer to a bachelor’s degree program at a four-year institution.

Job Titles & Career Information

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  • Archeologists

    Conduct research to reconstruct record of past human life and culture from human remains, artifacts, architectural features, and structures recovered through excavation, underwater recovery, or other means of discovery.

    Hourly Wage: $28.03

    Currently Employed: 92

    Projections:

    92 people are employed as Archeologists. This number is expected to increase by 8.7% over the next four years.

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  • Anthropologists

    Research, evaluate, and establish public policy concerning the origins of humans; their physical, social, linguistic, and cultural development; and their behavior, as well as the cultures, organizations, and institutions they have created.

    Hourly Wage: $28.03

    Currently Employed: 92

    Projections:

    92 people are employed as Anthropologists. This number is expected to increase by 8.7% over the next four years.

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  • Museum Technicians and Conservators

    Restore, maintain, or prepare objects in museum collections for storage, research, or exhibit. May work with specimens such as fossils, skeletal parts, or botanicals; or artifacts, textiles, or art. May identify and record objects or install and arrange them in exhibits. Includes book or document conservators.

    Hourly Wage: $21.92

    Currently Employed: 43

    Projections:

    43 people are employed as Museum Technicians and Conservators. This number is expected to increase by 6.98% over the next four years.

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