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History Professors in Washington

Is Washington a good place for you to work as a History Professor?

16.1% Jobs Projection
$63,790 Median Salary
30 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many History Professors Work in Washington?

In Washington, there were 430 people working as History Professors in the year 2018.

There were 450 History Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Washington

Jobs for History Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 16.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.4%.


Washington Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 30 annual job openings, and a total of 360 jobs for Washington 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 Washington?

In 2018 wages for History Professors ranged from $43,530 to $107,250 with $63,790 being the median annual salary.

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


Top Washington 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
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 200 $71,080
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 130 $78,920

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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