Average Historian Salary

$52,264
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$31k
MEDIAN
$52k
90%
$99k

The average salary for a Historian is $52,264

Base Salary
$31k - $99k
Bonus
$24 - $58k
Total Pay
$29k - $104k
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What Do Historians Do?

Historian Tasks
  • Research, evaluate, and document events of the past that instill value to the area of focus.
  • Present findings to individuals and groups through publications and exhibits.
  • Glean historical information from physical, electronic, and in-person sources.
  • Gather, organize, and present research data in useful context to communicate value to intended audiences.
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Gender Breakdown

Female
51.1%
Male
46.8%
Prefer to self-define
2.1%
This data is based on 47 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

74%

Dental

63%

Vision

47%

None

24%