Historians

Historians research, analyze, interpret, and write about the past by studying historical documents and sources.

$59,120

Median US Salary

Master's degree

Minimum education requirement

Outlook for Historians

Currently employed

3,060

In the U.S. Total

Job Growth

6%

2016 - 2026 growth rate

Jobs added

0 to 999

Estimated over the next 10 years

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Median Salary by State for Historians

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10 Highest Paying States

(Median salary)

District of Columbia $104,290

New Mexico $82,100

Colorado $78,290

New Jersey $77,450

California $76,820

Illinois $74,180

Texas $72,170

Virginia $68,730

Maryland $65,460

Alabama $62,550

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Maxxing your 401k as Historians

All numbers based on median salary

% to Max 401k

32.1%

Per paycheck

$729.91

Bi-Weekly Pay Period

Gross Income $2,273.85
Pre Tax Retirement $729.91
Before Taxes $1,543.94
Taxes $463.18
Take Home $1,080.76

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