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Employers of History majors in WV

Historians research, analyze, interpret, and present the past by studying a variety of historical documents and sources.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and institutional records, newspapers and other periodicals, photographs, interviews, films, electronic media, and unpublished manuscripts, such as personal diaries and letters.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
West Virginia University At Parkersburg
Parkersburg Library
Kanawha County Public Library
West Virginia Division of Culture & History
Archives History Cultural Ctr
West Virginia University
Wise Library
National Park Service
Harpers Frry Nat Historical Pk
Mineral County Historical Society, Inc.
Virginia West University
Avampato Discovery Museum
Old Central City Assoc In
West Huntington Branch Library
Library Commission, West Virginia
Marshall University
John Deaver Drinko Library
Marshall University
Drinko Library
Cabell County Public Library Inc
Raleigh County Public Library
Parkersburg and Wood County Public Library
Morgantown Public Library
Huntington Museum of Art Inc
Evrichart, Inc.
Hcr Imaging
Board of Trustees of The Ohio County Public Library
Ohio County Public Library
City of Bridgeport
Bridgeport Public Library
Stalbans Historical Society
City of Weirton
Mary H Weir Public Library
Clarksburg, City of (inc)
Clarksburg Public Library
National Archives & Records Administration
NATIONAL ARCHIVES & RECORDS ADMINISTRATION
Kanawha County Public Library
Kanawha County Public Library
Future Generations University Corporation
Jefferson County Museum
Heritage Farm Foundation
Heritage Farm Museum and Vlg
Beckley, City of WV (inc)
Exhabition Coal Mine
Old Charles Town Library
Charles Town Library
Marion County Public Library
Gallery 11
Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library Inc
Those Who Served War Museum
Upshur County Public Library
James Curry Public Library
Wyoming County Public Libraries
County of Kanawha
St Albans Public Library
Pricketts Fort Memorial Foundation, Inc.
McDowell County Museum Commission, Inc
Legislative Office of The State of West Virginia
Legislative Library
Craft Memorial Library
South Charleston Public Library
City of Moundsville
City County Public Library
Vienna Public Library
Boone Madison Public Library
New Martinsville Public Library
Claycenter
West Virginia University
West Virginia Univ Inst Tech
Fayette County Public Libraries Inc
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