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History Professors in Massachusetts

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14.3% Jobs Projection
$82,720 Median Salary
90 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many History Professors Work in Massachusetts?

1,030 people worked as History Professors in 2018 in this state.

There were 1,030 History Professors employed in this state in 2017.

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

History Professors in MA Employment Trend

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

History Professors in MA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Massachusetts

Jobs for History Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 14.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.4%.

Job Projections for History Professors: Nation vs. MA

Massachusetts Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 90 annual job openings, and a total of 1,120 jobs for Massachusetts History Professors in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 2,400 annual jobs and 29,700 total jobs in 2026.

What do History Professors Make in Massachusetts?

In 2018 wages for History Professors ranged from $52,320 to $156,410 with $82,720 being the median annual salary.

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

History Professors Earnings: MA vs. National Average

Top Massachusetts 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
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 600 $85,890
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 210 $90,310
Springfield, MA-CT 180 $83,700
Worcester, MA-CT 150 $76,580

Top States for History Professors Employment

The table below shows the states 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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