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Forensic Anthropology as a Job

Research and reflection
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Tony Peters

on 23 April 2010

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Most Anthropologists work for colleges as professors.They do their own research and experiments. They also write essays, reports, and books about the results of their research. An example of the research would be the body farm at the University of Tennessee Knoxville. At the Body Farm students replicate the ways bodys might be burried or altered to conseal them. The information that is collected can then be used as a contol in real investigations. What is an Anthropologist?
“Anthropos” means human and “logia” means knowledge.
Forensic Anthropologists study human remains to determine the sex, age, and race of the body. Earnings
The starting salary for an entry level Anthropology Professor is $38,000 to $50,000 a year. The median salary is $63,000 a year but many make up to $83,000 a year at this level. A senior level Anthropology Professor can make up to $110,000 a year.

Government or Private Anthropologists
Although most Anthropologists work for colleges others work for
the government or private corporations. They make any where from $30,000-$82,000 a year. Anthropologists in WI
There are a total of 40 anthropologists in WI. They make from $42,800- $75,230 a year.

Day in the life...
A level 1 anthropologist normally spends their day conducting fieldwork and research. They also conduct classes and grade papers.
Day in the life...
A level 2 anthropologist spends their day teaching class, conducting research in the field. Some might also be working on 1st or 2nd books. They would also be writing papers and giving presentations. Day in the life...
A level 3 anthropologist would spend their day the same was at the other two levels but they are much more advanced. The other thing they do that sets them apart is they would normally set up a committee that sets polocies for the department. High School
Someone who is planning on becoming a forensic
anthropologist should take theese classes in highschool...
4 years of english, 4 years of math, 4 years of science including; biology, chemestry, physics, and one other advanced science, and career and technical courses.
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