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History Schools
In Dekalb, Illinois

The city of Dekalb 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 Dekalb, which includes history training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Dekalb Vs. Illinois History Employment

Dekalb 240
Illinois 320

Of the 320 history professionals employed in Illinois, 240 work in Dekalb. Between 2006 and 2010, in Dekalb, there has been a 37% decline in the number of history professionals. Overall employment in Dekalb has increased.

Dekalb Vs. Illinois History employment growth

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

History VS. All professions salaries in Dekalb

$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 Dekalb
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Dekalb

As the number of history professionals in Dekalb has shrunk, salaries for history professionals have increased. In 2010 Dekalb history professionals earned an average yearly salary of $49,150. The average salary for history professionals in Dekalb was $41,810 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Dekalb.

Salary percentiles for History professionals in Dekalb

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

History professionals make a median salary of $43,380 per year in Dekalb. 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 Dekalb

Political Science
Liberal Arts

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

Educational Trends

History schools in Dekalb


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

History Programs Offered In Dekalb


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

Student Completed History Degrees In Dekalb


Approximately 137 students graduated from history courses in 2010.

History Faculty Salaries in Dekalb, Illinois

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