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History Professors in Virginia

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13.8% Jobs Projection
$64,840 Median Salary
90 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many History Professors Work in Virginia?

In 2018, there were 1,030 History Professors working in the state.

There were 1,030 History Professors employed in this state in 2017.

The amount of jobs between 2017 and 2018 is holding steady.


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


Job Projections for Virginia

Jobs for History Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 13.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.4%.


Virginia Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 90 annual History Professors job openings in Virginia, and 1,070 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 Virginia?

In 2018 wages for History Professors ranged from $34,480 to $117,670 with $64,840 being the median annual salary.

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


Top Virginia 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
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 470 $72,770
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 230 $60,730
Richmond, VA 130 $63,210
Harrisonburg, VA 60 $68,210

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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