Naomi Belcher FORENSIC ANTHROPOLOGIST Correct Name of the Career o Forensic Anthropologist Education and/or Training Required o Skills that are needed for this career are: communication, observation, and public speaking. o Recommended classes could include: higher level science courses, with physiology and anatomy, as well. o Education required for the job is extensive because of the requirements of having a bachelor’s degree in anthropology (or any related field) and a master’s degree in anthropology. This is just to meet the minimum requirements to be able to fill the job position. Also, a doctorate in biological or physical anthropology is recommended, but not required. o The training involved can be through doing internships, field work, and clinical experience. Responsibilities and Daily Activities o Responsibilities of this career consist of: studying the physical condition of the person, studying bones to determine what age death occurred at, and determining the sex of the deceased person. o Candidates can specialize in this field by choosing to work with law enforcement or with ancient remains. o People of this profession work for the state government or the law enforcement. Salary Range o The average salary range is $84,500 to $120,750. o The salary is specific to Owensboro, Kentucky. o Experience may influence salary. Documentation of Sources o SalaryGenius.com. (nd). Forensic Anthropologists Salary in Owensboro, Kentucky. [Accessed 4 September 2015]. Retrieved from http://salarygenius.com/ky/owensboro/salary/forensic-anthropologists-salary?p=1 o Study.com. (nd). Forensic Anthropologist: Job Description, Outlook and Salary. [Accessed 4 September 2015]. Retrieved from http://study.com/articles/Forensic_Anthropologist_Job_Description_Outlook_and _Salary.html Self-Reflection o I haven’t heard of this career before. o A positive thing about this career is that it can help solve crimes. o A negative thing about this career is that the remains that have to be examined were once an alive person. o I would not like to have this job. o I wouldn’t because working with peoples remains doesn’t sound very appealing.