Archaeologist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Archaeologist salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Massachusetts $90,940
Hawaii $82,850
Illinois $62,650
Washington $73,460
Nebraska $73,370
Virginia $61,940
Arizona $65,000
Texas $67,980
Idaho $73,460
Pennsylvania $65,730
Louisiana $69,380
Arkansas $61,220
New York $62,860
Georgia $60,810
Wyoming $65,310
California $62,550
Utah $65,290
New Jersey $64,650
Colorado $62,380
North Carolina $56,340
Ohio $59,170
Oregon $59,510
Montana $64,200
South Carolina $60,270
North Dakota $60,210
Nevada $61,220
Kentucky $51,130
Tennessee $56,110
New Mexico $56,280
Missouri $61,900
Oklahoma $61,230
Wisconsin $52,110
Alabama $50,930
Florida $48,310
Maryland $44,980
South Dakota $49,230
West Virginia $44,940

How do archaeologist salaries compare to similar careers?

Archaeologists earn 8% less than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make less than neuropsychologists but more than scientists.

Career Median Salary
Neuropsychologist salary $101K
Psychologist salary $56K
School psychologist salary $77K
Urban planner salary $73K
Historian salary $61K
Archaeologist salary $62K
Anthropologist salary $62K
Curator salary $54K
Archivist salary $52K
Scientist salary $38K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)