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Archeologist Salary

An Archeologist earns an average salary of $49,981 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
$37,788 - $66,474
(Median)
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66K
MEDIAN: $49,980
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$37,788 - $66,474  
   
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$0.00 - $1,000  
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$38,159 - $72,510  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 22
United States (change)

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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Experience Affects Archeologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$51,000

Experienced
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 14%