C$23.24
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for an Archaeologist is $49,860 per year.

C$32,698 - C$80,493
C$33K
C$57K
C$80K
MEDIAN: C$56,866
10%
50%
90%
C$17.95 - C$33.40
C$18
C$23
C$33
MEDIAN: C$23.24
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$80K
Salary C$32,698 - C$80,493
Bonus C$0.00 - C$8,109
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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C$36,939 - C$76,521
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 29
Hourly Data C$0C$44
Hourly Rate C$17.95 - C$33.40
Overtime C$18.50 - C$44.24
Annual Data C$0C$76K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$8,109
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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C$36,939 - C$76,521
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 57

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 employees still work with the artifacts and remains of long-departed cultures, but they typically do so under very controlled circumstances.

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Archaeologist Tasks

  • Ensure compliance with laws and regulations.
  • Supervise archaeological excavation areas and the restoration and stabilization of the area.
  • Research and prepare archaeological assessment reports, environmental impact studies, and research findings.
  • Plan, develop, and perform laboratory and field work.
  • Monitor field work.

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Pay by Experience Level for Archaeologist

Pay by Experience for an Archaeologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Archaeologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$45,000 based on 31 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Archaeologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$50,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Archaeologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$62,000 based on 13 salaries. An Archaeologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$77,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

19%

15%

11%

National Average: C$52,378

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Archaeologist

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Archaeologist Salaries

▲47%

▲19%

National Average
C$52,000

▼5%

▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 39%