Historians generally receive a Master's degree before they enter the job market.
Once employed, Historians can expect to earn an average of $56,000 per year throughout their career.
In addition, over the coming 10 years Historians will see fairly rapid growth within their industry. They should experience a 7.8% rate of growth during this time period. In respect to starting your own business, Historians are seldom seen going the entrepreneurial route. Currently, 5.2% of the employment base is classified as self-employed.
Given the job environment today, Historians can consider themselves quite lucky, as only 3.7% are currently unemployed.