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Popular Jobs for History Majors

Finding a connection between your interests and your career goals is no easy feat, but seeing what jobs are out there for specific majors is a good start. See the most popular jobs for history majors, as reported by PayScale.

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 MajorsMedian Salary All U.S.
High School Teacher$47,900
Administrative Assistant$34,100
Retail Store Manager$51,500
Operations Manager$70,600
Executive Assistant$47,700
Customer Service Representative (CSR)$34,200
Middle School Teacher$45,500
Employment, Recruitment, or Placement Specialist / Recruiter$57,500
Project Manager, Construction$86,000
Account Manager Sales$80,700
Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization$36,900
Marketing Manager$68,600
Project Manager, IT$94,700
Legal Assistant$40,600
Office Manager$44,300
Branch Manager, Banking$58,500
Consultant, Business Process / Management$104,000
Information Technology (IT) Manager$87,500
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 salary for each job title is for individuals with any major who have a typical amount of experience at that job. Salary is the sum of compensation from base salary, bonuses, profit sharing, commissions, and overtime, if applicable. Salary does not include equity (stock) compensation. This chart is based upon PayScale Salary Survey data, and may not represent all individuals in these categories. See full methodology for more.