Archeologist Salary

An Archeologist earns an average salary of $49,488 per year.

$36,779 - $67,947
(Median)
$37K
$49K
$68K
MEDIAN: $49,487
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$0$24K$48K$72K
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$36,779 - $67,947  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,899  
Total Pay (?
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$36,876 - $70,710  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 37
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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 22%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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