An Archeologist earns an average salary of $51,447 per year.

$37,745 - $66,002
(Median)
$38K
$51K
$66K
MEDIAN: $51,447
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$15.06 - $30.14
(Median)
$15
$17
$30
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$37,745 - $66,002  
   
Bonus
$306.39 - $14,681  
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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$32,304 - $69,640  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 28
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$15.06 - $30.14  
   
Overtime
$30.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$306.39 - $14,681  
   
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).
)
$32,304 - $69,640  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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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 23%

Experienced
up arrow 21%

National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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