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History Schools In Delaware

Delaware has 3 accredited history schools where history faculty who teach history classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of history and history training in Delaware, which includes history training at the following levels:


  1. Delaware State University

    1200 N. Dupont Highway, Dover, Delaware 19901

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Delaware

    Newark, Delaware 19716

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Wesley College in Dover

    120 N State St, Dover, Delaware 19901-3875

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Delaware Vs. National History Employment

Delaware 40
National 8,350

Of all of the history professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Delaware.

Employment Growth for History professionals In Delaware

60 70 40 70 40
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of history professionals is shrinking in Delaware. In Delaware, 20 less history professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of history professionals has shrunk by 33%. This decline is faster than the national trend for history professionals which shows a 2% decrease in the number of history professionals working around the nation.

History VS. All Professions salaries in Delaware

$38,560 $44,475 $53,190 $47,795 $42,680
$46,948 $48,366 $50,236 $51,531 $51,081
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: History
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by history professionals is increasing in Delaware. The mean salary for history professionals in 2006 was $38,560 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $42,680 per year.

Salary percentiles for History professionals in Delaware

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This represents a growth in salaries of 10%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 74% pay differential between the highest paid history professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of history in Delaware.

Average Salaries for History professionals and related professions in Delaware


History professionals in Delaware earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

History programs available for each degree type for all schools in Delaware


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited history schools in Delaware is increasing. In 2006 there were 141 history graduates from history courses in Delaware and in 2010 there were 144 graduates.

This represents a 2% increase in the number of history degree or certificate school graduates in Delaware state. Most of these graduates, or 71%, earned a bachelor's degree in history.

History Faculty Salaries in Delaware

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