How much does a Historian make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Historian in the United States is $32 as of April 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $27 and $37. Hourly rate 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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What is a Historian?

A Historian is a person who studies and writes about the past, and is regarded as an authority on it. Historians are concerned with the continuous, methodical narrative and research of past events as relating to the human race; as well as the study of all history in time. If the individual is concerned with events preceding written history, the individual is a Historian of prehistory. Some historians are recognized by publications or training and experience. "Historian" became a professional occupation in the late nineteenth century as research universities were emerging in Germany and elsew...

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Dudek - Encinitas , CA
About The Job Dudek is seeking an Architectural Historian to work as part of a team of cultural resources specialists (i.e. architectural historians and archaeologists) to contribute to historic ...
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GAI Consultants - Homestead , PA
GAI Consultants, Inc. is looking for a Senior Historian/Senior Architectural Historian to serve in our Pittsburgh (Homestead), PA office. This position has the opportunity to be staffed in other GAI ...
JobCase - 22 days ago
Arcetyp LLC - Arlington , VA
Arcetyp LLC is looking for a Proofreader II-Office of the Historian. POSITION DUTIES: * Duties include or are comparable to: * Verifies the text of typeset pages (including all headers, signatures ...
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Michael Baker - Rancho Cordova , CA
DESCRIPTION An architectural historian will complete a variety of tasks including field survey and photography of historic-era resources, historic research at various repositories, writing ...
Lensa - 32 days ago
Kent, Campa and Kate Incorporated (KCK) - Arlington , VA
We are currently seeking candidates for a Proofreader II (Office of the Historian) position in Arlington, VA at the Foreign Service Institute (FSI). Requirements: * Experience Minimum: Minimum of 10 ...
LinkedIn - 10 days ago
ERO Resources Corporation - Denver , CO
ERO Resources Corporation is currently seeking an Architectural Historian to join our cultural resources group and to support our transportation team. This position will work collaboratively to ...
LinkedIn - 29 days ago
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