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Historians Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for historians in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of historians among Pennsylvania cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Historians in Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,390
25th Percentile Wage
$48,650
50th Percentile Wage
$60,990
75th Percentile Wage
$74,960
90th Percentile Wage
$84,630

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for historians in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $84,630. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $60,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,390.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of historians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$60,990
3.57% 35.09%
2016
$58,810
2.52% -
2015
$57,330
-4.15% -
2014
$59,710
2.34% -
2013
$58,310
32.10% -
2012
$39,590
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Historians in Pennsylvania Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of historians in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of historians in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $36,870 to $76,760. The highest paying area for historians in Pennsylvania is Newark-Union with a median annual salary of $76,760. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Harrisburg-Carlisle (mean annual salary $64,080). The lowest paying area is Philadelphia with a median annual salary of $36,870.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$76,760
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$64,080
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$58,890
Philadelphia
$36,870




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