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Archaeologist salary in United States

How much does an Archaeologist make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $62,666
Low $38,410
High $102,240

The average salary for a archaeologist is $62,666 per year in the United States. 123 salaries reported, updated at January 24, 2023

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Top companies for Archaeologists in United States

  1. Krucial Rapid Response
    187 reviews5 salaries reported
    $196,757per year
  2. $72,960per year
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Highest paying cities for Archaeologists near United States

  1. Portland, OR
    $86,694 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. Sacramento, CA
    $84,880 per year
    5 salaries reported
  3. Denver, CO
    $72,945 per year
    9 salaries reported
  1. Saint Paul, MN
    $57,666 per year
    6 salaries reported
  2. Walnut Creek, CA
    $54,082 per year
    20 salaries reported
  3. Irvine, CA
    $52,740 per year
    19 salaries reported
  1. Atlanta, GA
    $50,989 per year
    16 salaries reported
  2. Pendleton, OR
    $46,927 per year
    8 salaries reported
  3. Springfield, MO
    $46,344 per year
    8 salaries reported
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