How much does a Professor - History make in the United States? The average Professor - History salary in the United States is $108,046 as of October 25, 2023, but the range typically falls between $83,773 and $168,677. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Professor - History Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Professor - History Salary $61,674 US October 25, 2023
25th Percentile Professor - History Salary $83,773 US October 25, 2023
50th Percentile Professor - History Salary $108,046 US October 25, 2023
75th Percentile Professor - History Salary $168,677 US October 25, 2023
90th Percentile Professor - History Salary $223,879 US October 25, 2023
25% $83,773 10% $61,674 90% $223,879 75% $168,677 $108,046 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Job Description for Professor - History

Professor - History teaches courses in the discipline area of history. Develops and designs curriculum plans to foster student learning, stimulate class discussions, and ensures student engagement. Being a Professor - History provides tutoring and academic counseling to students, maintains classes related records, and assesses student coursework. Collaborates and supports colleagues regarding research interests and co-curricular activities. Additionally, Professor - History typically reports to a department head. Requires a PhD or terminal degree appropriate to the field. Has considerable experience and is qualified to teach at undergraduate and graduate levels and initiates research and case studies in field of interest and may publish findings in trade journals or textbooks. Provides intellectual leadership and has made significant contributions to the field. May offer independent study opportunities and mentoring to students. Typically this individual is a leader in the field and has been published. (Copyright 2023 View full job description

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