Average Historian with Research Analysis Skills Salary

$50,482
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$1,008
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The average salary for a Historian with Research Analysis skills is $50,482.
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$29k
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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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What Are Popular Skills for Historians?

Skills in Writing Procedures & Documentation, Subject Matter Expert and Technical Writing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office and Online Research.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Historians?

An entry-level Historian with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $55,397 based on 5 salaries. An early career Historian with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,507 based on 29 salaries. A mid-career Historian with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,650 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Historian with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $74,318.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 60 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.3%
Early Career
48.3%
Mid Career
15.0%
Experienced
15.0%
Late Career
13.3%