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6. Anthropology

May 8, 2019

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Median wage early career: $33,000Median wage mid-career: $57,000Unemployment rate: 6.6%Underemployment rate: 59.1%Share with graduate degree: 46.9%

Anthropology is the study of human beings, their primal ancestors, and cultures. The curriculum includes paleontology, archeology, evolution, linguistics, and research methods. Those who study anthropology can enter the job market in forensic pathology, museum studies, and international affairs. Yet, anthropology majors have one of the highest underemployment rates.