Archeologist Salary

An Archeologist earns an average salary of $51,055 per year.

$28,966 - $85,953
$29K
$51K
$86K
MEDIAN: $51,055
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$10.14 - $29.93
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$16
$30
MEDIAN: $16.46
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$28,966 - $85,953  
   
Bonus
$309.13 - $67,871  
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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$29,154 - $73,290  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.14 - $29.93  
   
Overtime
$30.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$309.13 - $67,871  
   
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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$29,154 - $73,290  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Job Description for Archeologist

  • Plan, develop, and perform laboratory and field work.
  • Monitor field work.
  • Evaluate proposals and budgets.
  • Ensure compliance with laws and regulations.
  • Supervise archaeological excavation areas and the restoration and stabilization of the area.

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Pay by Experience Level for Archeologist

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

Key Stats for Archeologist

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Archeologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲25%

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
▼2%

Mid-Career
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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