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Archaeologist

Research human history by examining and interpreting artefacts

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The most common annual salary in AUS for an Archaeologist is between $65k and $75k
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Bachelor of Archaeology

Develop understanding of the relationships between objects, culture, ancient history and human behaviour with this qualification.

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How do Archaeologists rate their role?

Latest reviews from 1 Archaeologists surveyed on SEEK

Work-life balance
5.0
Job satisfaction
4.0
Career progression opportunities
4.0
Job security
3.0
Pay / Salary
4.0
Variety of work
4.0

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Aug 2019
Archaeology is a lifestyle as well as a career.
Reviewer's Qualification
Bachelor of Arts
Experience
5 – 9 years
Organisation size
Medium (20-199 employees)
Specialisation
Field technician
The good things
Get to travel and meet a lot of different people while uncovering and preserving history.
The challenges
Inconsistent work and is very physically demanding.
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