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History Professors in New York

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

18.2% Jobs Projection
$80,470 Median Salary
320 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many History Professors Work in New York?

2,050 people worked as History Professors in 2018 in this state.

There were 2,040 History Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 270 History Professors working in it, which means New York has more History Professors than average.


Job Projections for New York

Jobs for History Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 18.2% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 10.4%.


New York Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 320 annual job openings, and a total of 3,760 jobs for New York History Professors in 2026.

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

What do History Professors Make in New York?

In 2018 wages for History Professors ranged from $41,690 to $162,550 with $80,470 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in New York is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top New York 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 1,730 $84,580
Rochester, NY 200 $74,170
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 190 $69,270
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 110 $69,260
Syracuse, NY 100 $77,340
Utica-Rome, NY 30 $74,790

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

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