Sneak Peak at 2011-2012 Jobs in British Archaeology: Senior SMR/CRM

Posted on May 8, 2012

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This post gives a more detailed break down of the junior SMR/CRM positions (UK archaeology) in the  Jobs in British Archaeology series.

You can see the methodology here on how these numbers were collected from job postings. In total 69 job postings are represented here.

Average pay

 £ 40,873

Lowest pay offered

 £21,000

Highest pay offered

 £85,000

Here is a distribution of starting pay (lowest pay) to give you a better idea of what pay is like for this position-

 £20,000.00
 £21,000.00 1 1%
 £22,000.00
 £23,000.00
 £24,000.00 1 1%
 £25,000.00 1 1%
 £26,000.00 1 1%
 £27,000.00 2 3%
 £28,000.00 3 4%
 £29,000.00 2 3%
 £30,000.00 6 9%
 £31,000.00 3 4%
 £32,000.00 2 3%
 £33,000.00 4 6%
 £34,000.00 7 10%
 £35,000.00 2 3%
 £36,000.00 3 4%
 £37,000.00
 £38,000.00 1 1%
 £39,000.00 2 3%
 £40,000.00 6 9%
 £41,000.00
 £42,000.00
 £43,000.00 1 1%
 £44,000.00
 £45,000.00 4 6%
46-55k 4 6%
56-65k 3 4%
66-75k 4 6%
75-85k 2 3%

As you can see these are the positions that pay the most. However, there is a great range from as low as 21,000 to as high as 85,000. Actaully, compared to the last few years this year is a big outlier. Most senior positions usally cluster around 30-40k but this year say some very senior positions open up at English Heritage and National Trust. You probably won’t see pay this high for a while.

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