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History Professors in Texas

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14.7% Jobs Projection
$76,270 Median Salary
250 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many History Professors Work in Texas?

In 2018, there were 2,150 History Professors working in the state.

There were 2,110 History Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 40 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

History Professors in TX Employment Trend

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

History Professors in TX vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Texas

Jobs for History Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 14.7% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.4%.

Job Projections for History Professors: Nation vs. TX

Texas Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 250 annual History Professors job openings in Texas, and 3,040 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 Texas?

In 2018 wages for History Professors ranged from $22,960 to $130,880 with $76,270 being the median annual salary.

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

History Professors Earnings: TX vs. National Average

Top Texas 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
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 530 $77,530
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 480 $86,480
Austin-Round Rock, TX 170 $95,950
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 130 $73,490
El Paso, TX 100 $100,790
Tyler, TX 30 $77,180

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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