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History Schools
In Elgin, Illinois

In Elgin, there is only one history 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 Elgin, which includes history training at the history bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Elgin Vs. Illinois History Employment

Elgin 240
Illinois 320

Exactly 240 of the 320 history professionals employed in Illinois, work in Elgin. Between 2006 and 2010, in Elgin, there has been a 37% decline in the number of history professionals. As the employment for history professionals in Elgin has decreased, overall employment in Elgin has increased.

Elgin Vs. Illinois History employment growth

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

History VS. All professions salaries in Elgin

$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 Elgin
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Elgin

In Elgin, salaries for history professionals have increased. Elgin history professionals made $49,150 per year, on average, in 2010. History professionals in Elgin made a yearly average salary of $41,810, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Elgin.

Salary percentiles for History professionals in Elgin

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History professionals make a median salary of $43,380 per year in Elgin. The 10% of history professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $28,825 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $81,830 per year.

Average Salaries for History professionals and related professions in Elgin

Political Science
Liberal Arts

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

Educational Trends

History schools in Elgin


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

History Programs Offered In Elgin


Elgin's history school offers one history degree and certificate program.

Student Completed History Degrees In Elgin


In 2010 approximately 3 students completed history courses.

History Faculty Salaries in Elgin, Illinois

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