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Historical Archaeologist Salary

$77,868 (USD)

Average Salary

$37/hr

Average Hourly

$1,962

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 06, 2019

The average pay for a Historical Archaeologist is $77,868 a year and $37 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Historical Archaeologist is between $55,452 and $96,328. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Reconstructs record of extinct cultures, especially preliterate cultures.
  • Unearths archaeological sites, documents, itemizes, and studies unearthed items.
  • Researches, categorizes, and interprets artifacts, architectural features, and types of structures recovered by excavation in order to determine age and cultural identity.
  • Identifies, classifies, preserves, and reconstructs archeological sites and artifacts.
Historical Archaeologist Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Anthropologists and Archeologists

Job family population: 6,020

Estimated population of Historical Archaeologist jobs: 1,407

Rate of error: 4.3%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$90,271
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Historical Archaeologist Job Listings for United States

Environmental and Historical Preservation Specialist
Nov 6
New Orleans, LA, USA
Bridgelake LLC
We are looking for highly-qualified individuals with backgrounds in Archaeology, Anthropology and ... The Environmental and Historic Preservation Specialist will be required to implement compliance ...
Junior Cultural Resources Specialist
Oct 18
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Merjent
... historic preservation guidelines and regulations. responsibilities * Participate in archaeological fieldwork, construction monitoring, tribal survey/monitoring activities, etc. on projects of varying ...
Social Anthropologist / Cultural Resource Compliance Specialist
Dec 2
Phoenix, AZ, USA
Optimize Manpower Solutions, Inc.
The candidate must have knowledge of local, state, tribal and federal laws pertaining to historic preservation, archeology and cultural resource management, expertise in methods, techniques, and ...
Public Assistance Program Specialist
Nov 6
New Orleans, LA, USA
Bridgelake LLC
We are looking for highly-qualified individuals with backgrounds in Archaeology, Architecture ... Historical) and opportunities to avoid delays throughout the entire process. The following an ...
Post-Acute Care ( 1728BR )
Nov 7
Albuquerque, NM, USA
Team Health
Take the Sandia Peak Tramway to the top of the Sandia Mountains, learn more about the region's history at local archaeological sites and the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, and appreciate the many ...

The average pay for a Historical Archaeologist is $77,868 a year and $37 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Historical Archaeologist is between $55,452 and $96,328. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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... historic preservation guidelines and regulations. responsibilities * Participate in archaeological fieldwork, construction monitoring, tribal survey/monitoring activities, etc. on projects of varying ...
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