Best Colleges for History

25,943

Graduates Per Year

$43K

Average Salary

#22

Most Popular Major

Salary

Low Salary

$30,473

21% NATIONAL AVG

Average Salary Two Years Out of School

Average Salary

293

Neuroscience

$30,672

294

History

$30,473

295

American Sign Language

$30,440

Salary Over Time

$30,473

Y2

Y3

Y4

Y5

$42,903

Y6

Common Roles

Analyst

54,000

Account Executive

36,000

Sales Consultant

36,000

Highest Earning Cohorts

Highest Earning Region

New England

$33,265

Highest Earning State

WV

$43,798

Highest Earning School

Amherst College

$74,576

SALARY

Paying for college is a large investment for most undergraduates. It's critical to be sure you justify that cash outlay. We intend for the following earnings and career insights to help you in making a well informed decision when electing your major.

In their first year after college, History majors take in $31,806 per annum on average (bottom 27%). After some time in their occupations, they often draw somewhere between $18,020 and $105,418, but average near $42,903. To put it in context, that is 11% north of the U.S. average.

The most popular work title for a History graduate is Analyst, which normally make near $54,000; next are Account Executive and Sales Consultant, which generally make roughly $36,000 and $36,000 respectively.

The highest grossing region for History graduates is New England. WV has the best paid History alumni of any state. New England Small College Athletic Conference has the highest grossing History graduates of any conference..