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History Professors in North Carolina

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History Professors in North Carolina

Considering a career as a History Professor in North Carolina?

10.0% Jobs Projection
$65,650 Median Salary
80 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many History Professors Work in North Carolina?

In 2018, there were 770 History Professors working in the state.

There were 930 History Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 160 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for North Carolina

Jobs for History Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 10.0% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.4%.


North Carolina Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 80 annual job openings, and a total of 990 jobs for North Carolina 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 North Carolina?

In 2018 wages for History Professors ranged from $42,560 to $115,670 with $65,650 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in North Carolina is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top North Carolina 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
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 230 $60,730
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 150 $93,480
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 100 $61,780
Greensboro-High Point, NC 90 $66,720
Winston-Salem, NC 40 $79,710
Raleigh, NC 30 $63,150

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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