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Historians

Research and understand the past by studying a variety of historical documents and sources.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Above the statewide median
$21.31 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:


Growth rate:  6%    Read more about outlook

Education:

Graduate degree (any type) is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Collect archival data.
  • Collect information from people through observation, interviews, or surveys.
  • Conduct historical research.
  • Prepare scientific or technical reports or presentations.
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Job Title Examples:

Professor of History
Special Collections Librarian
Archivist

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