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Popular Jobs for History Majors

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History majors can end up in all sorts of jobs, from the legal industry to retail. That said, they seem to like teaching most. Consider all of your interests, and then take a look at PayScale's list of most popular jobs for history majors.

Jobs ranked by popularity among graduates. Annual pay for Bachelors graduates without higher degrees from all colleges. See full methodology for more.

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Popular Jobs for History Majors - Full List
Popular Jobs for History Majors National Median Pay
High School Teacher $50,200
Paralegal / Legal Assistant $53,100
Office Manager $42,200
Administrative Assistant $35,100
Retail Store Manager $49,800
Customer Service Representative $34,900
Marketing Manager $73,100
Operations Manager $72,500
Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinator $38,600
Inside Sales Representative $50,600
Non-Profit Organization Executive Director $65,100
Elementary School Teacher $46,500
Restaurant General Manager $56,600
Data Analyst $57,200
Legal Secretary $52,200
College/University Admissions Counselor $33,500
Receptionist $28,000
Human Resources Manager $70,300
Insurance Claims Adjuster $56,200
Intelligence Analyst $80,200
All data is limited to those with a Bachelor's degree and no higher degrees who work full-time in the United States. Jobs are listed in order of relative popularity amongst graduates with a Bachelor's degree in the given major from any college. Median sal See full methodology for more.
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