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Employers of History majors in IA

Historians research, analyze, interpret, and present the past by studying a variety of historical documents and sources. Historians work in government agencies, museums, archives, historical societies, research organizations, nonprofits, and consulting firms. Some must travel to carry out research. Most work full time. Although most historian positions require a master’s degree, some research positions require a doctoral degree. Candidates with a bachelor’s degree may qualify for some entry-level positions, but most will not be traditional historian jobs. The median annual wage for historians was $52,480 in May 2012. Employment of historians is projected to grow 6 percent from 2012 to 2022, slower than the average for all occupations. Competition for jobs should be very strong because there are a small number of positions relative to the number of people seeking jobs in the field.

Historians
Research, analyze, record, and interpret the past as recorded in sources, such as government and institutional records, newspapers and other periodicals, photographs, interviews, films, electronic media, and unpublished manuscripts, such as personal diaries and letters.

Archivists
Appraise, edit, and direct safekeeping of permanent records and historically valuable documents. Participate in research activities based on archival materials.

History Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in human history and historiography.

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Company City State
The University of Iowa
University Library
University of Northern Iowa
Rod Library
Dubuque County Historical Society
NATIONAL MISSISSIPPI RIVER MUS
Iowa State University of Science and Technology
Iowa State University Library
Iowa Alliance For Arts Education
City of Cedar Rapids
Cedar Rapids Public Library
Art Edmundson Foundation Inc
Des Moines Art Center
City of Iowa City
Library
City of Davenport
Davenport Public Libary
Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs
State Historical Society Iowa
Sioux City Public Library
City of Davenport
Public Library
Bettendorf Public Library
City of Urbandale
Urbandale Public Library
Nevada Historical Society
City of Williamsburg
Williamsburg Historical Comm
City of Ames
Ames Public Library
City of Waterloo
Waterloo Public Library
Putnam Museum and Science Center
Putnam, The
Science Station Inc
Just Science Station
West Des Moines Library
Living History Farms Foundation, Inc
LIVING HISTORY FARMS
Des West Moines Public Library
The Iowa Children's Museum
City of Charles City
Charles City Public Library
Iowa Department of Education
State Library of Iowa
University of Iowa Libraries
City of Clinton
Lyons Public Library
Clinton Public Library
Linn County Historical Society Inc
HISTORY CENTER, THE
Dows Community Public Library
Iowa Department of Education
Div of Libraries & Info Svcs
Iowa Department of Public Defense
Iowa Gold Star Military Museum
City of Burlington
Burlington Public Library
Boyden Public Library
City of Waterloo
Grant Museum History & Science
Webster County Museum Association Inc
Amana Heritage Society
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, Inc.
Jewish Federation of Greater Des Moines
IOWA JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Hardin County Farm Museum
National Archives and Records Administration
Herbert Hoover Library
Grout Museum Inc
GROUT MUSEUM DISTRICT
City of Johnston
Johnston Public Library
City of Muscatine
Musser Public Library
Clinton Reenactment Inc
Brucemore, Inc.
BRUCEMORE SHOP
New London Chamber of Commerce & Dover
Dover Museums
Coralville Public Library
City of Altoona
Altoona Public Library
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