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Employers of History majors in LA

Historians research, analyze, interpret, and present the past by studying a variety of historical documents and sources.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

Historians research, analyze, interpret, and write about the past by studying historical documents and sources. They 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and institutional records, newspapers and other periodicals, photographs, interviews, films, electronic media, and unpublished manuscripts, such as personal diaries and letters. Historians 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 find jobs in different fields. The median annual wage for historians was $59,120 in May 2017. Employment of historians is projected to grow 6 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Competition for jobs may be very strong because there are few positions available relative to the number of people seeking jobs in the field.

Archivists

Appraise, edit, and direct safekeeping of permanent records and historically valuable documents. Participate in research activities based on archival materials. The median annual wage for archivists was $51,760 in May 2017

History Teachers, Postsecondary

Teach courses in human history and historiography. The median annual wage for postsecondary history teachers was $72,690 in May 2017.

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City of Baton Rouge
East Baton Rouge Parish Lib
Jefferson Parish, Inc.
Causeway Branch
City of New Orleans
Library, Main Branch
The National World War II Museum Inc
Webster Parish Library
Trail Blazer Library System of Northeast Louisiana
The Administrators of The Tulane Educational Fund
Howard Tilton Mem Libry
Calcasieu Parish Library
Kemper & Leila Williams Foundation
Historic New Orleans Collectn
Recreation and Tourism Louisiana Department of Culture
La State Museum
SCI-Port Discovery Center
SCI-PORT: LOUISIANA'S SCIENCE
Parish of Lafourche
Lafourche Parish Public Lib
Parish of Ouachita
Ouachita Public Libary
Preservation Alliance of New Orleans Inc
PRESERVATION RESOURCE CENTER
Lafourche Parish Library
Lafourche Parish Libraries
Lafayette Public Library
Shreve Memorial Library
Blue Bonnet Branch Library
Jefferson Island, LLC
Rip Van Winkle Gardens
River Road Historical Society
DESTREHAN PLANTATION
Vermilionville Living History Museum Foundation Inc
Southern University Agricultural & Mechanical College
John B Cade Library
Linus A Sims Memorial Library
Earl K Long Library
Ascension Parish Library
Parish of Jefferson
West Bank Regional Library
Terrebonne Parish Library System
Lafayette City Parish Consolidated Government
Vermilionville
Ellender Memorial Library
Lsu Health Sciences Center Rdo
City of Baton Rouge
Louisiana Childrens Museum
University of Louisiana At Monroe Foundation
University Library
Alvar Branch Library
City of Baton Rouge
E B R Parish Library
City of Baton Rouge
E B R Parish Library
New Iberia Parish Library
Ouachita Parish Library
Parish of Bossier
Bossier Central Library
Longue Vue House and Gardens Corporation
KEMPER & LEILA WILLIAMS FOUNDATION
Historic New Orleans Collectn
Shreve Memorial Library
Broadmore Branch
The University of Lousiana Monroe
Library
Laurel Valley Village Store
Terrebonne Parish Library System
Media Center
Rapides Parish Library
Vermilion Parish Library
Abbeville Branch Library
Moss Bluff Branch Library
Louisiana Art and Science Museum, Inc.
ZEISS PLANETARIUM
City of New Orleans
Library, Rosa Keller Branch
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