Browsing All posts tagged under »Archaeologists«

Jobs in British Archaeology 2013-14

July 10, 2014


It is that time of the year again, I have done the calculations for wages in British Archaeology based on job adverts. This is an article I will be submitting to The Archaeologist magazine. Though it will take several months before it is published so I will post it here so you can see it […]

Blogging Archaeology #BlogArch – All of the Responses to Why?

December 3, 2013


Wow! We had an amazing turn out for the first month of the Blogging Archaeology blog carnival, 58 (now 72) participants! If you don’t know what Blogging Archaeology is click on this link. Even though this post is the summation of what was said in the last month it is not too late to join […]

I, for one, welcome our new female overlords in Archaeology

October 24, 2013


Archaeology, it’s a women’s world. Ok, slight exaggeration but not by too much. For years there has been concern about the male domination of archaeology, especially when other professions quickly gained more equal gender ratios following the women’s rights movement and archaeology did not. The latest Profiling the Profession report (which I will be posting […]

How Much Archaeologists Make (USA, 2012, Crew Chief)

January 16, 2013


This is the second part (part 1 on field tech pay can be found here) of the yearly review of how much archaeologists make in the US (apologies to Canada, not enough data to include you). This is for the position of crew chief. Previous years findings can be seen here. Now, this is a […]

Archaeology and the Media Part 1: Why we don’t see eye to eye

September 25, 2012


A few weeks back I saw this post on Savage Minds, The journalist calls the anthropologist, and have been meaning to write this post ever since. I suggest you read ‘The journalist calls the anthropologists’. I would not be surprised if many of archaeologists feel the same way as this anthropologists. Judging by the comments […]

Looting Americas Past- Collectors Hate Ric Savage as Much as Archaeologists

February 27, 2012


In case you missed it, the archaeology world has exploded over the weekend about a new TV show on “relic hunting” for profit. Sexy Archaeology can fill you in on the details. Apparently archaeologists are not the only ones outraged by this, collectors are too. Some of the attacks are a bit personal […]

More Stats on How Much Assistant Professors of Archaeology Make

February 23, 2012


So more detailed numbers to go with the average salaries posted earlier– Unlike with other positions there is not a great range in the possible pay that an assistant professor in archaeology could obtain. The average is around 60k a year (all numbers are assumed to be full time employment) and the majority of positions […]