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Employers of History majors in PA

Historians research, analyze, interpret, and present the past by studying a variety of historical documents and sources.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Historians research, analyze, interpret, and write about the past by studying historical documents and sources.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and institutional records, newspapers and other periodicals, photographs, interviews, films, electronic media, and unpublished manuscripts, such as personal diaries and letters.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 Philadelphia
Free Library of Philadelphia
Carnegie Institute
CARNEGIE MUSEUMS OF PITTSBURGH
Philadelphia Museum of Art Inc
Community College of Allegheny County
The Trustees of The University of Pennsylvania
Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Ctr
Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site, Inc.
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia
PATRICK CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH
Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
Phmc
The Frick Art and Historical Center Inc
FRICK ART MUSEUM
Chester County Library Trust
Catholic Social Services of The Diocese of Scranton, Inc.
Bishop Hoban High School
Pennsylvania Academy of The Fine Arts
Penna Academy of The Fine Arts
The Trustees of The University of Pennsylvania
Dental Library
University of Pittsburgh
Falk Library of Hlth Sciences
Carnegie Mellon University
Hunt Library
Historical Society of East Pennsboro
Gettysburg Foundation
Friends Nat Prks At Gettysburg
Peter Wentz Farmstead Society
Evans City Historical Society
The Pennsylvania State University
Technical Services Department
Bucks County Free Library
BUCKS COUNTY LIBRARY CENTER
Perry Historians 34
Northland Public Library
The Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania
HEINZ HISTORY CENTER
Thomas Jefferson University
Dept of Education Pennsylvania
Library Development Office
National Park Service
Valley Forge Nat Historical Pk
Montgomery County Norristown Public Library (inc)
Please Touch Museum
Catholic Social Services of The Diocese of Scranton, Inc.
Notre Dame High School
Laurel Highlands Historical Village
Allegheny County Library Association
Acla
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Stapleton Library
Carnegie Institute
Buhl Planetarium
Jefferson Urology Associates
Grove City Area Historical Society
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Iup Library
Correction Education Records Center
County of Montgomery
Eastern Instrctnal Support Ctr
National Museum of American Jewish History
Hemlock Farms Community Association
Hemlock Farms Library
Science History Institute
The Mattress Factory Ltd
National Archives and Records Administration
Theodore F. Jenkins Memorial Law Library Company
Stone House Historical Center
Stone House, The
Manheim Community Library
Memorial Library of Radnor Township, Inc
Radnor Memorial Library
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