How much does a Historian make? The average Historian salary is $65,031 as of December 27, 2021, but the salary range typically falls between $56,127 and $76,595. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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RK&K - Newport News , VA
As an architectural historian, you will work closely with other architectural historians to undertake project planning, fieldwork, architectural property documentation and evaluation, and report ...
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As an architectural historian, you will work closely with other architectural historians to undertake project planning, fieldwork, architectural property documentation and evaluation, and report ...
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RK&K - Virginia Beach , VA
As an architectural historian, you will work closely with other architectural historians to undertake project planning, fieldwork, architectural property documentation and evaluation, and report ...
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RK&K - Roanoke , VA
As an architectural historian, you will work closely with other architectural historians to undertake project planning, fieldwork, architectural property documentation and evaluation, and report ...
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RK&K - Fairfax , VA
As an architectural historian, you will work closely with other architectural historians to undertake project planning, fieldwork, architectural property documentation and evaluation, and report ...
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Marstel-Day, LLC - Fredericksburg , VA
Marstel-Day, LLC, an environmental consulting, and planning firm, is seeking an on-call Architectural Historian to assist our Cultural Resources program. The position will entail technical work ...
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Historian Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Historian between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of December 27, 2021. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Historian in each city.
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City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $81,289
Washington, DC $72,393
Miami, FL $63,309
Chicago, IL $68,991
Boston, MA $73,271
New York, NY $78,233
Dallas, TX $64,609
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Average Base Salary

Core compensation

 
 
 
56127
76595
65031

Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

 
 
 
57324
79459
67055
What is the average salary for Historian in 2021?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Historian in the United States. The base salary for Historian ranges from $56,127 to $76,595 with the average base salary of $65,031. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $57,324 to $79,459 with the average total cash compensation of $67,055.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $65,031 $56,127 - $76,595
Bonus $2,024 $1,197 - $2,863
Total Pay $67,055 $57,324 - $79,459
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What's the difference between Architectural Historian and Historian?
According to our latest salary estimation on December 27, 2021. The average salary of Historian is $65,031, and the average salary of Architectural Historian is $57,588. The average salary of Architectural Historian is lower than Historian. ( 2021-12-27 salary.com )
I am a Historian, which location’s salary is higher, Novi, MI or Bangor, ME?
Novi, MI typically sees higher pay than Bangor, ME for Historian. a Historian Salary in Novi, MI is $66,794 as of December 27, 2021; a Historian Salary in Bangor, ME is $59,431 as of December 27, 2021. ( 2021-12-27 salary.com )
Why does the salary of a Historian vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2021-12-27 salary.com )
What are the Pay Factors for Historian?
Salary ranges for a Historian can vary widely, depending on the city and several other pay factors, including (but not limited to) education level, certifications, additional skills, and work experience. Click here to view Eight Factors That Can Affect Your Pay ( 2021-12-27 salary.com )
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Last Update: December 27, 2021