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History Schools
In Atlanta, Georgia

History faculty can choose to work at one of 7 history schools in Atlanta. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in history in the city of Atlanta, which encompasses history training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Atlanta Vs. Georgia History Employment

Atlanta 90
Georgia 180

Of the 180 history professionals employed in Georgia, 90 work in Atlanta. There has been a 10% decline in the number of history professionals in Atlanta between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of history professionals in Atlanta has decreased, overall employment in Atlanta has increased.

Atlanta Vs. Georgia History employment growth

170 180 230 200 180
100 60 110 90 90
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Atlanta

History VS. All professions salaries in Atlanta

$52,740 $59,100 $46,190 $49,550 $46,080
$40,930 $42,170 $44,170 $45,520 $46,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: History in Atlanta
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Atlanta

As the number of history professionals in Atlanta has shrunk, salaries for history professionals have also decreased. Atlanta history professionals made $46,080 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for history professionals in Atlanta was $52,740 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Atlanta.

Salary percentiles for History professionals in Atlanta

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

Atlanta history professionals earn a median yearly salary of $44,200. The 10% of history professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $19,320 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $78,770 per year.

Average Salaries for History professionals and related professions in Atlanta

Liberal Arts
Political Science

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

Educational Trends

History schools in Atlanta


Many of Atlanta's history professionals are graduates of one of the 7 accredited history schools in the city.

History Programs Offered In Atlanta


Atlanta's history schools offer 13 history degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed History Degrees In Atlanta


In 2010 approximately 247 students graduated from history courses.

History Faculty Salaries in Atlanta, Georgia

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