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History Professors in Michigan

Is Michigan a good place for you to work as a History Professor?

9.8% Jobs Projection
$76,050 Median Salary
50 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many History Professors Work in Michigan?

There were approximately 520 workers employed as History Professors in this state in 2018.

There were 500 History Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Michigan

Jobs for History Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 9.8% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.4%.


Michigan Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 50 annual History Professors job openings in Michigan, and 560 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 Michigan?

In 2018 wages for History Professors ranged from $33,740 to $125,720 with $76,050 being the median annual salary.

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


Top Michigan 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
Ann Arbor, MI 130 $75,740
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 100 $80,880

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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