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Research and understand the past by studying a variety of historical documents and sources.

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$29.91 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  6%    Read more about outlook


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

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