The average pay for an Archaeologist with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) skills is $45,735 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$31,714 - $70,549
$32K
$46K
$71K
MEDIAN: $45,735
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$14.50 - $29.27
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MEDIAN: $20.60
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$31,714 - $70,549  
   
Bonus
$577 - $3,973  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,756 - $68,873  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 43
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.50 - $29.27  
   
Overtime
$30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$577 - $3,973  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,756 - $68,873  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 36

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Pay by Experience Level for Archaeologist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Archaeologist

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
032
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
10%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Archaeologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 41%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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