Historians in California
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- Historians in California earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Historians Work in California?
250 people worked as Historians in 2018 in this state.
There were 220 Historians employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 80 Historians working in it, which means California has more Historians than average.
What do Historians Make in California?
In 2018 wages for Historians ranged from $52,090 to $134,550 with $80,590 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $25.04 to $64.69. The median hourly rate was $38.74.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $36.93 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $1.81.
The median salary in California is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top California Metros for Historians
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Historians.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Top States for Historians Employment
View the list below to see where most Historians work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||210||$106,680|
Below are the states where Historians get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$106,680|
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|Occupation||CA Employment Total|
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- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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