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History Schools
In San Francisco, California

History faculty can choose to work at one of 2 history schools in San Francisco. The trends in San Francisco's history academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes history training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

San Francisco Vs. California History Employment

San Francisco 40
California 740

Of the 740 history professionals employed in California, 40 work in San Francisco. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of history professionals in San Francisco has shrunk by 69%. Overall employment in San Francisco has increased.

San Francisco Vs. California History employment growth

710 1,020 770 710 740
130 90 30 30 40
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Francisco

History VS. All professions salaries in San Francisco

$55,790 $60,485 $69,160 $71,230 $67,320
$54,770 $57,810 $60,430 $61,940 $63,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: History in San Francisco
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Francisco

Salaries for history professionals in San Francisco have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $67,320 per year was earned by history professionals in San Francisco. History professionals in San Francisco made a yearly average salary of $55,790, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of history professionals in San Francisco is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for History professionals in San Francisco

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History professionals in San Francisco make a median yearly salary of $66,940. The difference in pay between the history professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 138%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $42,230 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $100,480 per year.

Average Salaries for History professionals and related professions in San Francisco

Liberal Arts

On average history professional salaries in San Francisco are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

History schools in San Francisco


Many of San Francisco's history professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited history schools in the city.

History Programs Offered In San Francisco


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in history offered by San Francisco's history schools.

Student Completed History Degrees In San Francisco


Approximately 168 students completed history courses in 2010.

History Faculty Salaries in San Francisco, California

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