Tasks and Duties
~Working at excavation sites as a team member
~Project managing at excavation sites
~Recording sites: drawings, notes, photography
~Analyzing finds by grouping, identifying, and classifying
~Using computers to create simulations of sites and artifacts
~Cleaning and preserving finds
~Conducting lab tests and research on artifacts
~Writing site reports and communicating findings
~Starting Salary: $22595-$23816
~With Experience: $33145-$45838
~Max Salary: $41599-$45838
~Only 15 universities in the world offer these programs.
~Some of those schools are: the University of Rhode Island, East Carolina University, and ~Florida University.
~Training in human and animal bone analysis
Amount of Physical Activity
~Indoors for lab and computer work
Interests or Personality Qualities
~Love for conservation of artifacts
~Enjoys being at sea (outside and in a lab on a ship)
Specific Education Programs
~Masters in archaeology, ancient history, anthropology, conservation, and heritage management are recommended
Current Employment Trends
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