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Historian salary in United States

How much does a Historian make in the United States?

Average base salary

$69,856

The average salary for a historian is $69,856 per year in the United States. 60 salaries reported, updated at May 12, 2022.

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Top companies for Historians in United States

  1. U.S. Department of State
    4.2star
    1460 reviews5 salaries reported
    $138,750per year
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Highest paying cities for Historians in United States

  1. Arlington, VA
    $138,724 per year
    9 salaries reported
  2. Washington, DC
    $97,066 per year
    14 salaries reported
  3. Philadelphia, PA
    $96,235 per year
    16 salaries reported
  1. Washington Navy Yard, DC
    $95,292 per year
    8 salaries reported
  2. Quantico, VA
    $92,870 per year
    6 salaries reported
  3. Maxwell AFB, AL
    $88,284 per year
    7 salaries reported
  1. Seattle, WA
    $88,129 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. Atlanta, GA
    $67,915 per year
    7 salaries reported
  3. Saint Paul, MN
    $62,005 per year
    6 salaries reported
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 18 ratings

50% of Historians in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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