History Schools
In Providence, Rhode Island

There are 3 history schools in Providence for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the history academic community in Providence, and the future trends. Academia in history includes history training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Providence Vs. Rhode Island History Employment

Providence 30
Rhode Island 30

Exactly 30 of the 30 history professionals employed in Rhode Island, work in Providence. The number of history professionals in Providence has shrunk by 25% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of history professionals in Providence has decreased, overall employment in Providence has increased.

Providence Vs. Rhode Island History employment growth

40 30 40 30 30
40 30 40 30 30
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Rhode Island
  • Dark Yellow: Providence

History VS. All professions salaries in Providence

$51,200 $53,800 $53,560 $54,760 $58,540
$39,780 $41,330 $42,720 $43,600 $44,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: History in Providence
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Providence

As the number of history professionals in Providence has shrunk, salaries for history professionals have increased. In 2010 Providence history professionals earned an average yearly salary of $58,540. Four years earlier in 2006, history professionals in Providence made an average salary of $51,200 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Providence.

Salary percentiles for History professionals in Providence

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

History professionals in Providence earn a median salary of $59,130 per year. The 10% of history professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $35,260 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $76,910 per year.

Average Salaries for History professionals and related professions in Providence

Liberal Arts
Political Science

History professional salaries in Providence are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

History schools in Providence


There are 3 accredited history schools in the city. Many of Providence's history professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

History Programs Offered In Providence


Providence's history schools offer 7 history degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed History Degrees In Providence


Approximately 214 students graduated from history courses in 2010.

History Faculty Salaries in Providence, Rhode Island

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