Archaeologist Salary

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The average yearly salary for Archaeologist is $51,850. If you are just beginning to work a new job as a Archaeologist, you could expect a starting pay rate of $42,700 annually. As is true for most jobs and careers, you can expect your hourly pay rate or salary to increase as you gain experience and the longer you are employed with the same employer. You could potentially make an average income of around $61,000 after several years on the job with increased wages. When pursuing your career of choice, you should compare salaries of similar professions and factor in variables such as health benefits and potential for raises and promotions over time.


Yearly Archaeologist Pay Statistics

Average Yearly Archaeologist Salary

$41,480 - $62,220

Starting Yearly Archaeologist Salary

$34,160 - $51,240

Top Yearly Archaeologist Salary

$48,800 - $73,200

Monthly Archaeologist Pay Statistics

Average Monthly Archaeologist Salary

$3,457 - $5,185

Starting Monthly Archaeologist Salary

$2,847 - $4,270

Top Monthly Archaeologist Salary

$4,067 - $6,100

Hourly Archaeologist Pay Statistics

Average Hourly Archaeologist Salary

$19 - $28

Starting Hourly Archaeologist Salary

$15 - $23

Top Hourly Archaeologist Salary

$22 - $33


Archaeologist Gender and Age Stats


Some professions tend to be geared toward various age groups of workers and certain genders more than others. The average Archaeologist age in the United States is 38 years old. As it pertains to men vs women, 49% of Archaeologist are male in the United States, and 51% of the Archaeologist are female in the United States.

National Salary Data for Archaeologist


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