Archaeologist salary in the United States

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How much do Archaeologists make?
The average total salary for a Archaeologist is $51,500 per year. This is based on data from 1,546 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Archaeologist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Archaeologist salary can vary between $19,500 to $95,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Archaeologist demographics in United States

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60% are single
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40% are married
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26% have kids
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47% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Archaeologists in United States

1,546 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a archaeologist in the United States is $51,500 per year. Archaeologist salaries in the United States can vary between $19,500 to $95,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,546 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as archaeologist.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for archaeologists in the United States: Washington Metro Area, DC ($66,000 a year), Portland Metro Area, OR ($65,500 a year), and Las Vegas Metro Area, NV ($64,500 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.