Anthropologist - Salary and Career
Professionals in Sociological Anthropological Research and Analysis

Anthropologist - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They carry out social, economic and political studies and research, participate in territorial and socio-environmental management, study the archaeological heritage, manage historical and cultural heritage. Conduct market research. They participate in the design, implementation and evaluation of public policies and programs, organize social, cultural and political information. They prepare technical-scientific documents.

How much does an Anthropologist earn

A Anthropologist earns between $2.250 and $10.888 per month, with an average monthly salary of $4.870 and a median salary of $4.180 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 58 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Anthropologist

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 4.870 58.445 1.218 24
1º Quartile 2.250 26.998 562 11
Median Salary 4.180 50.155 1.045 20
3º Quartile 8.304 99.647 2.076 40
Higher Salary 10.888 130.660 2.722 53

Professional job categories

  • Science and arts professionals
    • professionals of the social sciences and humanities
      • social scientists, psychologists
        • professionals in sociological anthropological research and analysis

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Main workplaces

Professionals in Sociological Anthropological Research and Analysis they work predominantly in public administration bodies and in public and private research bodies and departments, as statutory or salaried employees. They work individually or in an interdisciplinary team, without supervision, indoors or outdoors, during daytime hours. In some activities they may be subject to work under pressure that can cause stress.

What does it take to work in the field of Professionals in Sociological Anthropological Research and Analysis

The exercise of these occupations requires a complete higher education in the area of activity.

Functions and activities of Anthropologist

Professionals in Sociological Anthropological Research and Analysis must:

  • participate in the development and implementation of public policies and programs;
  • studying the archaeological heritage;
  • organize social, cultural and political information;
  • participate in territorial and socio-environmental management;
  • carry out social, economic and political studies and research;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • elaborate technical-scientific documents;
  • study the archaeological heritage;
  • conduct social, economic and political studies and research;
  • perform market research;
  • organizing social, cultural and political information;
  • evaluate public policies and programs;
  • participate in territorial and social and environmental management;
  • perform social, economic and political studies and research;
  • manage historical and cultural heritage;
  • participate in the elaboration and implementation of public policies and programs;

  • Activities

    • develop thematic materials for the media;
    • check consumer behavior at the point of sale;
    • participate in population resettlement processes;
    • define implementation schedule;
    • recommend market actions;
    • develop data collection instruments;
    • conduct behavioral research;
    • participate in the definition of political campaigns strategy;
    • study processes of formulation and implementation of public policies;
    • analyze decision-making processes;
    • identify program vulnerabilities;
    • develop action plan;
    • participate in the preparation of guidelines for the preservation of cultural heritage;
    • elaborate reports and expertise;
    • empower research teams;
    • study migratory processes;
    • identify actors involved in public programs;
    • monitor progress of archaeological projects;
    • theoretical formulation ability;
    • subsidize the formulation of preservation laws;
    • test advertising campaigns;
    • research electoral behavior;
    • research will participate in the politics of society;
    • elaborate scientific articles;
    • collect documentary and oral information;
    • demonstrate analytical ability;
    • elaborate evaluation reports;
    • define evaluation indicators;
    • make information and data available;
    • mediate conflicts;
    • research social segments (young people, women, specific social segments );
    • demonstrate sensitivity in understanding values and motivations;
    • set up land tenure regularization processes for traditional populations;
    • structuring information systems;
    • identify lands of traditional populations (indians, quilombos and others);
    • elaborate action plan;
    • participate in inspection programs for traditional territories;
    • promote community participation for the preservation of historical and cultural heritage;
    • inventory cultural heritage;
    • to raise information sources;
    • elaborate ethnographic studies;
    • investigating societies through material remains;
    • research will participate in society politics;
    • measure penetration and positioning of products in the market;
    • elaborate technical reports;
    • study the identity of social groups;
    • define program implementation strategies;
    • work as a team;
    • analyze processes of political-social change;
    • conduct public opinion surveys;
    • elaborate action plan;
    • identify the socioeconomic profile of users of public programs;
    • perform field research;
    • disseminate information on heritage;
    • evaluate consumer perception;
    • establish objects and goals;
    • aim for corrective actions;
    • demonstrate synthesis ability;
    • systemize primary and secondary data;
    • monitor implementation of public policies;
    • delimit lands of traditional populations (indians, quilombos and others);
    • ethnography of material and immaterial cultural manifestations;
    • training agents and multipliers;
    • adapt to local market, global market research instruments;
    • monitor the implementation of public policies;
    • classify collected data;
    • identify collective demands;
    • evaluate research projects related to cultural heritage;
    • perform laboratory activities on the recovered remains (cure, analysis, remains and records) ;
    • monitor public programs;
    • investigate shopping habits and attitudes;
    • develop guidelines;
    • participate in ethno-environmental studies;
    • establish evaluation methods;
    • characterize the living conditions of the population;
    • participate in demographic studies;
    • work as a team;
    • to gather information sources;
    • demonstrate ability to observe, describe and record;
    • provide subsidies for cultural ecological-economic zoning programs;
    • define research methodologies;
    • disclose search results;
    • analyze the results and impacts of policies;
    • work in adverse situations;
    • perform education for the preservation of historical and cultural heritage;
    • carrying out actions to preserve and enhance the archaeological heritage;
    • perform expert analysis;
    • disseminating information on heritage;
    • survey the archaeological heritage to be researched;
    • perform socio-economic studies;
    • integrating local people in archaeological research;
    • promote community participation;
    • subsidize management plans;
    • perform institutional analysis;
    • identify existing information;
    • disseminating heritage information;
    • study social organizations;
    • organize use and access to cultural assets;
    • investigate attitudes, values and motivations of social groups;
    • participate in the implementation of projects with traditional populations;
    • perform consumer product testing;
    • demonstrate scientific rigor;
    • giving up information sources;
    • investigate political institutions;
    • evaluate customer satisfaction;
    • characterize the anthropic environment;

    Sectors that hire Anthropologist the most in the job market

    • manufacture of stoves, refrigerators and washing machines and dryers for home use
    • activities of associations for the defense of social rights
    • specialized retailer of home appliances and audio and video equipment
    • combined office and administrative support services
    • engineering services
    • commercial representatives and agents for the commerce of appliances, furniture and household items
    • retailer of food products in general or specialized in food products
    • other professional, scientific and technical activities
    • social assistance activities provided in collective and private residences
    • construction of dams and dams for electric power generation

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