Historian earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Historian salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alabama $61,890
California $80,590
Colorado $82,450
District of Columbia $106,680
Florida $47,900
Georgia $62,100
Idaho $58,880
Illinois $61,265
Indiana $32,980
Kentucky $38,010
Massachusetts $63,020
Maryland $61,190
Michigan $63,310
Missouri $45,290
Mississippi $38,360
North Carolina $61,190
Nebraska $57,970
New Jersey $77,500
New Mexico $65,520
New York $28,920
Ohio $75,110
Oklahoma $48,520
Oregon $56,320
Pennsylvania $62,438
Tennessee $46,620
Texas $63,260
Utah $63,060
Virginia $77,110
Washington $71,420
Wisconsin $56,920

How do historian salaries compare to similar careers?

Historians earn 15% more than similar careers in New Mexico. On average, they make less than school psychologists but more than curators.

Career Median Salary
School psychologist salary $67K
Historian salary $66K
Urban planner salary $55K
Archaeologist salary $56K
Anthropologist salary $56K
Curator salary $52K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)