What does a Professor of History do?

EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
4.0 ★
Total Pay--
Career Opportunity
3.6 ★
Avg. Experience8+ years

How much does a Professor of History make?

Confident
$100,268 /yr
Total Pay
$81,248
 /yr

Base Pay

+
$19,020
 /yr

Additional Pay

$100,268

 / yr
$51K$295K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range
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Professor of History Career Path

Learn how to become a Professor of History, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.

L2
Professor of of History
$99,529/yr
L4
L2

Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
10%
2 - 4
22%
5 - 7
1%
8+
67%
Not including years spent in education and/or training
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Professor of History Insights

Read what Professor of History professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
Study.comStudy.com
History Expert
Apr 13, 2021

“I found it difficult to even make extra spending money much less support myself in any way.”

Blue Ridge Community College (North Carolina)Blue Ridge Community College (North Carolina)
Adjunct History Instructor
Aug 25, 2020

“i do work with great people and have a flexible schedule.”

Lugano RistoranteLugano Ristorante
Historian
Oct 25, 2020

“Bad pay and no tips.”

Barnes & Noble EducationBarnes & Noble Education
Historian
Nov 30, 2021

“Awesome fun sweet coool is”

SmithsonianSmithsonian
Political History
Feb 24, 2021

“Really great people to work with”

Tennessee Valley Archaeological Research
Historian
Aug 9, 2021

“I would have liked a higher salary but other than that I have no complaints about any aspect of the job.”

Austin ISDAustin ISD
Teacher 7th Grade Texas History
Feb 2, 2022

“The district is not keeping our salaries up to date with inflation.”

Chemical Factory Wocklum Gebr. HertinChemical Factory Wocklum Gebr. Hertin
Historian
May 18, 2021

“ability to make good money.”

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Professor of History Interviews

Frequently asked questions about the roles and responsibilities of a Professor of History

The most similar professions to Professor of History are:
  • Professor
  • Visiting Professor
  • Lecturer
  • Research Assistant

The most common qualifications to become a Professor of History include a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 years of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.

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Professor
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Visiting Professor
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