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Archeologist Salary

An Archeologist earns an average salary of $49,743 per year.

$36,092 - $70,914
(Median)
$36K
$50K
$71K
MEDIAN: $49,742
10%
50%
90%

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$36,092 - $70,914  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,017  
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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$37,506 - $75,099  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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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 19%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$51,000

Experienced
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
37%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 13%
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