The things you learn during your degree will be transferable to many different careers.

What job can you get with an archaeology degree?

Most archaeology graduates go on to become archaeologists. . Here is a list of careers where the skills you learn in an archaeology degree will be useful:

What is the job market for archaeology degrees?

Compared to other degrees in the US, the job market for archaeology graduates is average overall. This means that job opportunities have remained steady and that the market is consistent with other sectors across the country.

Here’s a breakdown of archaeology graduate employment. Compared to the national average, the number of people who are underpaid (that is, who make less than $40,000 per year) is 22% more than other degrees on average.

Employment Status% of Archaeology Grads
Employed73.3%
Unemployed1.2%
Underpaid25.5%
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