Archeologist Salary

An Archeologist earns an average salary of $49,746 per year.

$36,460 - $69,410
(Median)
$36K
$50K
$69K
MEDIAN: $49,745
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$36,460 - $69,410  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,795  
Total Pay (?
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$37,788 - $71,897  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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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.

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Experience Affects Archeologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 9%
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