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After graduation, history graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average.
History graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in history is $30,423, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $45,353.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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