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Historians in Maryland

Is Maryland a good place for you to work as a Historian?

$61,190 Median Salary
10 Job Openings
  • Historians in Maryland earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Historians Work in Maryland?

In Maryland, there were 110 people working as Historians in the year 2018.

There were 110 Historians employed in this state in 2017.

The amount of jobs between 2017 and 2018 is holding steady.

Historians in MD Employment Trend

The typical state has 80 Historians working in it, which means Maryland has more Historians than average.

Historians in MD vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Maryland

Jobs for Historians in this state are not projected to grow or decrease, but nationwide they are growing at a rate of 6.1%.

Job Projections for Historians: Nation vs. MD

Maryland Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 10 annual job openings, and 80 total jobs in 2026 for Historians in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 300 annual jobs and 3,500 total jobs in 2026.

What do Historians Make in Maryland?

In 2018 wages for Historians ranged from $35,970 to $141,570 with $61,190 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $17.29 to $68.06. The median hourly rate was $29.42.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $31.47 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $2.05.

The median salary in Maryland is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Historians Earnings: MD vs. National Average

Top Maryland Metros for Historians

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Historians.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 360 $103,440
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 60 $62,800

Top States for Historians Employment

View the list below to see where most Historians work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 400 $28,920
California 250 $80,590
Utah 240 $63,060
District of Columbia 210 $106,680
Virginia 150 $77,110
Pennsylvania 140 $64,350
Texas 130 $63,260
Maryland 110 $61,190
Mississippi 110 $38,360
Georgia 90 $62,100
Missouri 80 $45,290
Florida 80 $47,900
New Jersey 80 $77,500
Illinois 70 $63,600
Oklahoma 60 $48,520
New Mexico 50 $65,520
Colorado 50 $82,450
North Carolina 50 $61,190
Alabama 40 $61,890
Ohio 40 $75,110

Below are the states where Historians get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $106,680
Colorado $82,450
California $80,590
New Jersey $77,500
Virginia $77,110
Ohio $75,110
Washington $71,420
New Mexico $65,520
Pennsylvania $64,350
Illinois $63,600

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Occupation MD Employment Total
Social Scientists and Related Workers 2,090
Geographers 310
Anthropologists and Archeologists 100
Political Scientists 90


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