History Schools
In Evanston, Illinois

The city of Evanston has only one school where history faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of history and history education in Evanston, which includes history training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Evanston Vs. Illinois History Employment

Evanston 240
Illinois 320

Of the 320 history professionals employed in Illinois, 240 work in Evanston. There has been a 37% decline in the number of history professionals in Evanston between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of history professionals in Evanston has decreased, overall employment in Evanston has increased.

Evanston Vs. Illinois History employment growth

570 560 560 360 320
380 360 340 250 240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Evanston

History VS. All professions salaries in Evanston

$41,810 $47,975 $49,870 $48,540 $49,150
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: History in Evanston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Evanston

As the number of history professionals in Evanston has shrunk, salaries for history professionals have increased. Evanston history professionals made $49,150 per year, on average, in 2010. History professionals in Evanston made a yearly average salary of $41,810, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of history professionals in Evanston is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for History professionals in Evanston

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History professionals in Evanston make a median yearly salary of $43,380. The difference in pay between the history professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 184%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $28,825 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $81,830 per year.

Average Salaries for History professionals and related professions in Evanston

Political Science
Liberal Arts

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

Educational Trends

History schools in Evanston


There is only one accredited history school in the city. Many of Evanston's history professionals are graduates of this school.

History Programs Offered In Evanston


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

Student Completed History Degrees In Evanston


In 2010 approximately 96 students completed history courses.

History Faculty Salaries in Evanston, Illinois

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