History Professors in California
Is California a good place for you to work as a History Professor?
You’re in luck! Jobs for History Professors in California are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for History Professors in California is growing faster than average.
History Professors in California earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many History Professors Work in California?
There were approximately 1,380 workers employed as History Professors in this state in 2018.
There were 1,510 History Professors employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 130 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 270 History Professors working in it, which means California has more History Professors than average.
Job Projections for California
Jobs for History Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 11.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.4%.
California Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 160 annual History Professors job openings in California, and 1,900 total jobs in the year 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 2,400 annual jobs and 29,700 total jobs in 2026.
What do History Professors Make in California?
In 2018 wages for History Professors ranged from $47,430 to $174,370 with $95,160 being the median annual salary.
The median salary in California is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top California Metros for History Professors
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most History Professors.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA||490||$91,180|
|San Diego-Carlsbad, CA||200||$103,170|
|San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA||180||$107,820|
|Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA||110||$106,060|
|Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA||50||$65,160|
Top States for History Professors Employment
View the list below to see where most History Professors work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where History Professors get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$105,790|
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What Major Will Prepare You For a History Professor Career?
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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