Archaeologist - Salary and Career
Professionals in Sociological Anthropological Research and Analysis

Archaeologist - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They carry out social, economic and political studies and research, participate in territorial and socio-environmental management, study the archaeological heritage, manage historical and cultural heritage. Conduct market research. They participate in the design, implementation and evaluation of public policies and programs, organize social, cultural and political information. They prepare technical-scientific documents.

How much does an Archaeologist earn

A Archaeologist earns between $1.366 and $7.717 per month, with an average monthly salary of $3.380 and a median salary of $3.145 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 276 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Archaeologist

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 3.380 40.565 845 16
1º Quartile 1.366 16.398 342 6
Median Salary 3.145 37.735 786 14
3º Quartile 5.885 70.620 1.471 27
Higher Salary 7.717 92.599 1.929 35

Professional job categories

  • Science and arts professionals
    • professionals of the social sciences and humanities
      • social scientists, psychologists
        • professionals in sociological anthropological research and analysis

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Main workplaces

Professionals in Sociological Anthropological Research and Analysis they work predominantly in public administration bodies and in public and private research bodies and departments, as statutory or salaried employees. They work individually or in an interdisciplinary team, without supervision, indoors or outdoors, during daytime hours. In some activities they may be subject to work under pressure that can cause stress.

What does it take to work in the field of Professionals in Sociological Anthropological Research and Analysis

The exercise of these occupations requires a complete higher education in the area of activity.

Functions and activities of Archaeologist

Professionals in Sociological Anthropological Research and Analysis must:

  • participate in the development and implementation of public policies and programs;
  • organizing social, cultural and political information;
  • evaluate public policies and programs;
  • participate in the elaboration and implementation of public policies and programs;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • study the archaeological heritage;
  • manage historical and cultural heritage;
  • perform market research;
  • elaborate technical-scientific documents;
  • participate in territorial and social and environmental management;
  • conduct social, economic and political studies and research;
  • perform social, economic and political studies and research;
  • participate in territorial and socio-environmental management;
  • organize social, cultural and political information;
  • studying the archaeological heritage;
  • carry out social, economic and political studies and research;

  • Activities

    • identify collective demands;
    • elaborate evaluation reports;
    • perform laboratory activities on the recovered remains (cure, analysis, remains and records) ;
    • systemize primary and secondary data;
    • structuring information systems;
    • elaborate ethnographic studies;
    • monitor public programs;
    • conduct public opinion surveys;
    • evaluate consumer perception;
    • promote community participation for the preservation of historical and cultural heritage;
    • disclose search results;
    • giving up information sources;
    • organize use and access to cultural assets;
    • inventory cultural heritage;
    • perform socio-economic studies;
    • subsidize management plans;
    • theoretical formulation ability;
    • characterize the living conditions of the population;
    • empower research teams;
    • work as a team;
    • characterize the anthropic environment;
    • establish objects and goals;
    • to gather information sources;
    • demonstrate scientific rigor;
    • monitor implementation of public policies;
    • adapt to local market, global market research instruments;
    • conduct behavioral research;
    • evaluate research projects related to cultural heritage;
    • analyze decision-making processes;
    • disseminating heritage information;
    • study migratory processes;
    • test advertising campaigns;
    • elaborate reports and expertise;
    • perform field research;
    • aim for corrective actions;
    • participate in demographic studies;
    • perform institutional analysis;
    • delimit lands of traditional populations (indians, quilombos and others);
    • demonstrate analytical ability;
    • to raise information sources;
    • elaborate technical reports;
    • participate in the preparation of guidelines for the preservation of cultural heritage;
    • subsidize the formulation of preservation laws;
    • disseminate information on heritage;
    • check consumer behavior at the point of sale;
    • carrying out actions to preserve and enhance the archaeological heritage;
    • participate in ethno-environmental studies;
    • disseminating information on heritage;
    • develop data collection instruments;
    • integrating local people in archaeological research;
    • recommend market actions;
    • elaborate action plan;
    • analyze processes of political-social change;
    • study social organizations;
    • define program implementation strategies;
    • work as a team;
    • establish evaluation methods;
    • define implementation schedule;
    • survey the archaeological heritage to be researched;
    • monitor progress of archaeological projects;
    • identify actors involved in public programs;
    • participate in the definition of political campaigns strategy;
    • analyze the results and impacts of policies;
    • research will participate in the politics of society;
    • develop action plan;
    • perform education for the preservation of historical and cultural heritage;
    • identify existing information;
    • identify the socioeconomic profile of users of public programs;
    • investigate political institutions;
    • research social segments (young people, women, specific social segments );
    • demonstrate synthesis ability;
    • perform consumer product testing;
    • develop guidelines;
    • measure penetration and positioning of products in the market;
    • demonstrate ability to observe, describe and record;
    • monitor the implementation of public policies;
    • make information and data available;
    • classify collected data;
    • research electoral behavior;
    • research will participate in society politics;
    • mediate conflicts;
    • promote community participation;
    • provide subsidies for cultural ecological-economic zoning programs;
    • identify lands of traditional populations (indians, quilombos and others);
    • develop thematic materials for the media;
    • elaborate scientific articles;
    • identify program vulnerabilities;
    • investigating societies through material remains;
    • participate in inspection programs for traditional territories;
    • define research methodologies;
    • work in adverse situations;
    • ethnography of material and immaterial cultural manifestations;
    • study the identity of social groups;
    • define evaluation indicators;
    • demonstrate sensitivity in understanding values and motivations;
    • elaborate action plan;
    • training agents and multipliers;
    • collect documentary and oral information;
    • perform expert analysis;
    • participate in the implementation of projects with traditional populations;
    • investigate shopping habits and attitudes;
    • evaluate customer satisfaction;
    • participate in population resettlement processes;
    • set up land tenure regularization processes for traditional populations;
    • investigate attitudes, values and motivations of social groups;
    • study processes of formulation and implementation of public policies;

    Sectors that hire Archaeologist the most in the job market

    • experimental research and development in social sciences and humanities
    • geological studies activities
    • engineering services
    • combined office and administrative support services
    • other professional, scientific and technical activities
    • museum activities and exploration of historic places and buildings and similar attractions
    • architectural services
    • temporary labor lease
    • wholesale of machinery and equipment for commercial use
    • sporting goods retail trade

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