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History Professors in Rhode Island

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History Professors in Rhode Island

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

5.3% Jobs Projection
$92,340 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many History Professors Work in Rhode Island?

There were approximately 200 workers employed as History Professors in this state in 2018.

There were 210 History Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Rhode Island

Jobs for History Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 5.3% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.4%.


Rhode Island Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 20 annual job openings, and a total of 200 jobs for Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island?

In 2018 wages for History Professors ranged from $64,510 to $183,290 with $92,340 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in Rhode Island is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Rhode Island 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
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 210 $90,310

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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