Average Archeologist Salary

$55,440
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$4,913
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The average salary for an Archeologist is $55,440.
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$39k
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$55k
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$72k
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MEDIAN $55,440
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Salary
$39k - $72k
Bonus
$600 - $12k
Total Pay
$31k - $73k

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Popular Skills for Archeologist

Skills in Technical Analysis and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Research Analysis, Project Management and Technical Writing.

Pay by Experience Level for Archeologist

An early career Archeologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $48,887 based on 17 salaries. A mid-career Archeologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,585 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Archeologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $64,362.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 46 survey responses.
Early Career
37.0%
Mid Career
32.6%
Experienced
19.6%
Late Career
10.9%