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Historians in Texas

Considering a career as a Historian in Texas?

7.7% Jobs Projection
$63,260 Median Salary
10 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Historians in Texas are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Historians in Texas is growing faster than average.

  • Historians in Texas earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Historians Work in Texas?

130 people worked as Historians in 2018 in this state.

There were 120 Historians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Historians in TX Employment Trend

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

Historians in TX vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Texas

Jobs for Historians in this state are growing at a rate of 7.7% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 6.1%.

Job Projections for Historians: Nation vs. TX

Texas Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 10 annual job openings, and a total of 140 jobs for Texas Historians in 2026.

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

What do Historians Make in Texas?

In 2018 wages for Historians ranged from $39,220 to $103,590 with $63,260 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $18.85 to $49.81. The median hourly rate was $30.41.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $34.7 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $4.29.

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

Historians Earnings: TX vs. National Average

Top Texas Metros for Historians

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 40 $80,710

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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Occupation TX Employment Total
Social Scientists and Related Workers 1,970
Anthropologists and Archeologists 280
Political Scientists 220
Geographers 150


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