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History Professors in Tennessee

Considering a career as a History Professor in Tennessee?

10.9% Jobs Projection
$62,050 Median Salary
60 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many History Professors Work in Tennessee?

In 2018, there were 500 History Professors working in the state.

There were 480 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 Tennessee has more History Professors than average.


Job Projections for Tennessee

Jobs for History Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 10.9% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.4%.


Tennessee Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 60 annual job openings, and a total of 710 jobs for Tennessee 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 Tennessee?

In 2018 wages for History Professors ranged from $37,890 to $121,410 with $62,050 being the median annual salary.

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


Top Tennessee 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
Nashville-Davidson–Murfreesboro–Franklin, TN 200 $70,010
Knoxville, TN 80 n/a
Jackson, TN 40 $61,370

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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