History Schools
In Berkeley, California

History faculty can choose to work at only one history school in Berkeley. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in history in the city of Berkeley, which encompasses history training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in History
  • Masters degree in History
  • PhD degree in History


Professional Trends

Berkeley Vs. California History Employment

Berkeley 40
California 740

Exactly 40 of the 740 history professionals employed in California, work in Berkeley. As the employment for history professionals in Berkeley has increased, overall employment in Berkeley has also increased.

Berkeley Vs. California History employment growth

710 1,020 770 710 740
No data No data No data 30 40
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Berkeley

History VS. All professions salaries in Berkeley

No data $77,380 $80,220 $60,325 $38,480
$49,830 $51,220 $53,260 $54,590 $56,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: History in Berkeley
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Berkeley

Berkeley history professionals made $38,480 per year, on average, in 2010. The growth in the salary of history professionals in Berkeley is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for History professionals in Berkeley

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Berkeley history professionals earn a median yearly salary of $39,470. The difference in pay between the history professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 100%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $25,220 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $50,480 per year.

Average Salaries for History professionals and related professions in Berkeley

Liberal Arts
Political Science

On average history professional salaries in Berkeley are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

History schools in Berkeley


Many of Berkeley's history professionals are graduates of the only accredited history school in the city.

History Programs Offered In Berkeley


Berkeley's history schools offer 3 history degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed History Degrees In Berkeley


In 2010 approximately 253 students completed history courses.

History Faculty Salaries in Berkeley, California

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