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History Professors in Georgia

Want to work in Georgia as a History Professor? Read this first!

16.2% Jobs Projection
$75,900 Median Salary
40 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for History Professors in Georgia is growing faster than average.

  • History Professors in Georgia earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many History Professors Work in Georgia?

250 people worked as History Professors in 2018 in this state.

There were 310 History Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 60 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

History Professors in GA Employment Trend

The typical state has 270 History Professors working in it, which means Georgia has fewer History Professors than average.

History Professors in GA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Georgia

Jobs for History Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 16.2% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.4%.

Job Projections for History Professors: Nation vs. GA

Georgia Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 40 annual History Professors job openings in Georgia, and 430 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 Georgia?

In 2018 wages for History Professors ranged from $51,460 to $133,870 with $75,900 being the median annual salary.

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

History Professors Earnings: GA vs. National Average

Top Georgia 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
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 110 $75,700

Top States for History Professors Employment

View the list below to see where most History Professors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 2,150 $76,270
New York 2,050 $80,470
California 1,380 $95,160
Virginia 1,030 $64,840
Massachusetts 1,030 $82,720
Pennsylvania 1,000 $83,200
Ohio 880 $75,590
Illinois 780 $80,660
North Carolina 770 $65,650
New Jersey 750 $80,960
Michigan 520 $76,050
Tennessee 500 $62,050
Florida 450 $75,380
Washington 430 $63,790
Colorado 360 $62,080
Missouri 360 $70,360
Alabama 350 $63,440
Minnesota 340 $74,340
Wisconsin 340 $73,210
Connecticut 320 $82,560

Below are the states where History Professors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $105,790
California $95,160
New Hampshire $93,390
Rhode Island $92,340
Idaho $85,370
Pennsylvania $83,200
Massachusetts $82,720
Connecticut $82,560
New Jersey $80,960
Illinois $80,660

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Occupation GA Employment Total
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 1,390
English Language and Literature Professors 1,160
Foreign Language and Literature Professors 470
Communications Professors 400
Philosophy and Religion Professors 360


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