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History Schools
In Rochester, New York

History faculty can choose to work at one of 4 history schools in Rochester. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in history in the city of Rochester, which encompasses history training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Rochester Vs. New York History Employment

Rochester 60
New York 1,090

Exactly 60 of New York's 1,090 history professionals work in Rochester. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of history professionals in Rochester has shrunk by 40%. As the employment for history professionals in Rochester has decreased, overall employment in Rochester has increased.

Rochester Vs. New York History employment growth

1,180 1,110 1,180 1,080 1,090
100 100 70 50 60
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: Rochester

History VS. All professions salaries in Rochester

$34,875 $35,240 $37,220 $29,060 $28,640
$39,410 $40,660 $41,700 $42,270 $43,210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: History in Rochester
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Rochester

As the number of history professionals in Rochester has shrunk, salaries for history professionals have also decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $28,640 per year was earned by history professionals in Rochester. The average salary for history professionals in Rochester was $34,875 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of history professionals in Rochester is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for History professionals in Rochester

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

Rochester history professionals earn a median yearly salary of $27,840. The 10% of history professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $22,160 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 64% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for History professionals and related professions in Rochester

Liberal Arts
Political Science

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

Educational Trends

History schools in Rochester


Many of Rochester's history professionals are graduates of one of the 4 accredited history schools in the city.

History Programs Offered In Rochester


Rochester's history schools offer 6 history degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed History Degrees In Rochester


In 2010 approximately 102 students completed history courses.

History Faculty Salaries in Rochester, New York

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