Archaeologists study artifacts (objects and structures) to reconstruct past economic, social, political and intellectual life.
Archaeology is a field of anthropology; many schools offer archaeology as a specialization of a degree in anthropology.
Please see the "Anthropologist" career listing for more details and schools offering these programs.
Duties May Include
Archaeologists study, analyze and conduct research in their respective fields.
Examples of Titles
Archeaological Field Worker
The National Occupational Classification (NOC) Code found next to the name of the career is a 4-digit code that classifies occupations by different skill types and skill levels.
The information on careers is adapted from Canadian Occupational Projection System, a project by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, which uses annual data to analyze trends in labour.
© Canadian Occupational Projection System, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, 2011.
© JobFutures, Labour Force Survey, 2006.
© National Occupational Classification, Human Resources Skills and Development Canada, 2006.
© Working in Canada, Labour Force Survey, 2009.