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Research and understand the past by studying a variety of historical documents and sources.

Historians research, analyze, and record things that happened in the past. They study government records, newspapers, photos, films, interviews, letters, and diaries to learn about earlier events.

Wages $31.85 per hour on average  
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Education & Training Graduate degree (any type) is needed for entry.
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