The average pay for an Archaeologist with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) skills is $47,877 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$31,868 - $70,722
(Median)
$32K
$48K
$71K
MEDIAN: $47,876
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$14.65 - $29.03
(Median)
$15
$20
$29
MEDIAN: $20
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$31,868 - $70,722  
   
Bonus
$153.19 - $3,915  
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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$31,901 - $69,155  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 45
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.65 - $29.03  
   
Overtime
$31.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$153.19 - $3,915  
   
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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$31,901 - $69,155  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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Pay by Experience Level for Archaeologist

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

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Experience Affects Archaeologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 19%

National Average
$45,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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