Historians in Texas
Considering a career as a Historian in Texas?
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.
The typical state has 80 Historians working in it, which means Texas has more Historians than average.
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%.
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.
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|
|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|
Related Careers in TX
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|Occupation||TX Employment Total|
|Social Scientists and Related Workers||1,970|
|Anthropologists and Archeologists||280|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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