How Much Do Archaeology Senior/Top/PIs Make- with 2011 data

Posted on January 14, 2012

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After going over pay for techs., crew chiefs, and project managers this post will examine pay for senior archaeologists e.g. top of the work hierarchy such as those in charge of an officer/region or owner of a company.  See previous posts for methodology. The results were, in $ per hr-

Pay- Archaeology Senior 2011 Graph

Pay- Archaeology Senior 2011 Graph

As can be seen in the graph there has been a huge upswing in salaries being offered for top CRM archaeologists in the US since 2010. Some positions are being offered with salaries up to $40.48 ($85,000 annually) but some were for as low as $ 20 ($41,600 annually). There is great variability in pay between regions and companies. The average is around $30.68 ($64,000 a year) but this assumes that most people fall in the middle between what is the lowest offered salary and the highest. This data is from job postings so reality might be slightly different and the data has a very small sample size which might also affect the results.

Pay- Archaeology Senior 2011 Data

Pay- Archaeology Senior 2011 Data

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