There are currently an estimated 3,300 historians in the United States. The historian job market is expected to grow by 6.1% between 2016 and 2026.
How employable are historians?
CareerExplorer rates historians with a F employability rating, meaning this career should provide poor employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 6,300 historians. That number is based on 200 additional historians, and the retirement of 6,100 existing historians.
What’s the supply of historians?
The historian industry is concentrated in New York, Utah, District of Columbia
Historian job market by state
|State Name||Employed Historians|
|District of Columbia||220|