Salary for Postsecondary History Teachers

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Also known as:  African History Professor, American History Professor, Historiography Professor, Jewish History Professor, Russian History Professor, South Asian History Professor helps find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations. Sign up in our career community today!

Postsecondary history teachers obtain and evaluate course materials such as textbooks, develop syllabi and modify curricula in order to meet course goals. They provide students with instruction on history and historiography, and may conduct independent research as well. These professionals are expected to remain current regarding trends and changes in their field, and to publish their own research in peer-reivewed publications. The minimum degree requirement for this post is a Master's degree, although the majority of individuals working as history teachers at the postsecondary level have doctorates in the field.

A Postsecondary History Teacher will normally get salaries ranging from $37,340 and $141,860 depending on experience and talent. History Teachers can get a compensation of eigthy-five thousand six hundred and thirty dollars per annum.

History Teachers are paid most highly in California, where they can get average wages of near $118,290. People with this job title have the most lucrative average salary level in Educational Services, where they can get salary pay of $85,500.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 58.85 percent nationwide in that time.


Postsecondary History Teachers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Educational Services

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Educational Services
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