Find Teaching Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

History Professors in Iowa

Find Schools Near

History Professors in Iowa

Is Iowa a good place for you to work as a History Professor?

11.5% Jobs Projection
$77,240 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for History Professors in Iowa are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for History Professors in Iowa is growing faster than average.

  • History Professors in Iowa earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many History Professors Work in Iowa?

In Iowa, there were 240 people working as History Professors in the year 2018.

There were 250 History Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 270 History Professors working in it, which means Iowa has fewer History Professors than average.


Job Projections for Iowa

Jobs for History Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 11.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.4%.


Iowa Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 20 annual job openings, and 290 total jobs in 2026 for History Professors in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 2,400 annual jobs and 29,700 total jobs in 2026.

What do History Professors Make in Iowa?

In 2018 wages for History Professors ranged from $53,410 to $130,910 with $77,240 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in Iowa is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Iowa Metros for History Professors

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most History Professors.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 40 $86,440
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 40 $68,340
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 30 $69,480

Top States for History Professors Employment

View the list below to see where most History Professors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 2,150 $76,270
New York 2,050 $80,470
California 1,380 $95,160
Virginia 1,030 $64,840
Massachusetts 1,030 $82,720
Pennsylvania 1,000 $83,200
Ohio 880 $75,590
Illinois 780 $80,660
North Carolina 770 $65,650
New Jersey 750 $80,960
Michigan 520 $76,050
Tennessee 500 $62,050
Florida 450 $75,380
Washington 430 $63,790
Colorado 360 $62,080
Missouri 360 $70,360
Alabama 350 $63,440
Minnesota 340 $74,340
Wisconsin 340 $73,210
Connecticut 320 $82,560

Below are the states where History Professors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $105,790
California $95,160
New Hampshire $93,390
Rhode Island $92,340
Idaho $85,370
Pennsylvania $83,200
Massachusetts $82,720
Connecticut $82,560
New Jersey $80,960
Illinois $80,660

You may also be interested in the following careers:

Occupation IA Employment Total

What Major Will Prepare You For a History Professor Career?


More about our data sources and methodologies.

Featured Schools

Find Teaching Schools Near You

Our free school finder matches students with accredited education & teaching schools across the U.S.