History Schools
In Chester, Pennsylvania

In Chester, there is only one history school where history faculty can find employment. The trends in Chester's history academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes history training at the history bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Chester Vs. Pennsylvania History Employment

Chester 120
Pennsylvania 470

Of the 470 history professionals employed in Pennsylvania, 120 work in Chester. Between 2006 and 2010, in Chester, there has been a 8% decline in the number of history professionals. As the number of history professionals in Chester has decreased, overall employment in Chester has increased.

Chester Vs. Pennsylvania History employment growth

350 450 320 290 470
130 140 130 110 120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Chester

History VS. All professions salaries in Chester

$55,995 $42,080 $43,765 $38,115 $44,530
$43,010 $44,460 $46,450 $48,340 $49,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: History in Chester
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chester

As the number of history professionals in Chester has shrunk, salaries for history professionals have also decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $44,530 per year was earned by history professionals in Chester. Four years earlier in 2006, history professionals in Chester made an average salary of $55,995 per year. The decline in the salary of history professionals in Chester is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for History professionals in Chester

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History professionals in Chester earn a median salary of $36,505 per year. The 10% of history professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $24,395 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 242% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for History professionals and related professions in Chester

Liberal Arts
Political Science

Chester history professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

History schools in Chester


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

History Programs Offered In Chester


There is one degree and certificate program in history offered by Chester's history school.

Student Completed History Degrees In Chester


Approximately 8 students graduated from history courses in 2010.

History Faculty Salaries in Chester, Pennsylvania

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