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$38,360 Median Salary
10 Job Openings
  • Historians in Mississippi earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Historians Work in Mississippi?

In 2018, there were 110 Historians working in the state.

There were 110 Historians employed in this state in 2017.

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


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


Job Projections for Mississippi

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


Mississippi Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 10 annual job openings, and a total of 120 jobs for Mississippi Historians in 2026.

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

What do Historians Make in Mississippi?

In 2018 wages for Historians ranged from $29,950 to $48,600 with $38,360 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $14.4 to $23.37. The median hourly rate was $18.44.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $19.94 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $1.50.

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


Top States for Historians Employment

The table below shows the states 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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