The average hourly pay for an Archaeologist in Canada is C$23.34.
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Job Description for Archaeologist
While the popular image of the profession might be informed in the public eye by the Indiana Jones movies, there's little of the swashbuckling and danger involved in being an actual archaeologist. Many persons who work as archaeologists are not even employed by universities. More and more, construction and civil engineering companies are finding the need for having archaeologists on staff. Public works departments in city and state government are also likely to employ archaeologists. These emplo…Read more
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Pay by Experience Level for Archaeologist
An entry-level Archaeologist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$18.27 based on 5 salaries. An early career Archaeologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$21.38 based on 30 salaries. A mid-career Archaeologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$25.12 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Archaeologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$27.08 based on 18 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$29.
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Employees with Archaeologist in their job title in Vancouver, British Columbia earn an average of 18.6% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Toronto, Ontario (13.3% less), London, Ontario (10.0% less) and Calgary, Alberta (5.7% less).
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