http://www.staugustinelighthouse.org/LAMP/About_LAMP/maritimeprogram
http://history.cultural-china.com/en/56H9763H13739.html

What do they do?

Marine archaeology deals with the remains of human history that lie on or beneath the sea bed, along shorelines, and in lake beds.

http://www.buzzle.com/articles/marine-archaeologist-salary.html

Salary Range.

Ranging from $30,000 for lower-level technicians to $90,000 for upper-level management and academic positions. Pay also depends on the level of education, training, experience, location, and budget.

http://www.marineinsight.com/careers-2/3166/

Education Required.

Underwater archaeologists require a master’s or a doctorate degree in anthropology and gain experience in a range of other subjects related to the field, such as oceanography, history, geology, and chemistry.

http://www.picturesofrecord.com/historical%20archaeology.htm

Skills Required.

Expertise from archaeology, marine earth sciences, diving, navigation, and remote sensing. Also have to be aware to the surrounding aquatic life.

http://www.alertdiver.com/Diving_Into_History

Additional Training Required.

Field experience both on land and underwater. Enroll in a dive training course in order to become a certified diver. Afterwards, they can begin their training as an underwater archaeologist by enrolling in an underwater archaeology field school.

http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/life/2010-06/16/content_11569320.htm

Average work hours/week.

Full time permanent jobs as an underwater archaeologist are very difficult to come by. But if you do, you work approx. 8 hours a day, and on weekends if needed.

http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/life/2010-06/16/content_11569320.htm

Amount of physical activity.

Marine Archeologist swim, lift, dig, and almost every other physical activity other than running or walking.

http://sanctuaries.noaa.gov/maritime/arch.html

Working Conditions.

Underwater and in hostile environments.

http://buddhahoodculture.com/lost-egyptian-city-discovered-underwater-archaeologist-1200-years/

Interest or Personal Qualities.

It is important to have an innate, consistent curiosity about people and culture, a desire to do a thorough, detailed job, and share your findings with the public and have patience.

http://www.world-archaeology.com/world/europe/spain/egypts-sunken-treasures.htm

Specific Education Programs.

Only about fifteen universities nationwide offer degrees in underwater archaeology. Some are:

University of Oxford

University of Arizona

Ball State University

Boston University

University of Chicago.

http://www.blogstaugustinelighthouse.org/blog/lampposts/first_coast_maritime_archaeolo/

Current Employment trends.

Suspected to grow 19 percent from 2012 to 2022. However, because it is a small occupation, the fast growth will result in only about 1,400 new jobs over the 10-year period.

http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2007-12/22/content_6341437.htm

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