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History Schools In Utah

History classes faculty can choose to work at one of 10 accredited history schools in Utah. The trends in Utah's history academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in history includes history training at the following levels:


  1. Brigham Young University

    Main Campus, Provo, Utah 84602

    71 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Utah State University-College of Eastern Utah

    451 E 400 N, Price, Utah 84501

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Snow College

    150 E College Ave, Ephraim, Utah 84627

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Southern Utah University

    351 West University Blvd, Cedar City, Utah 84720

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Utah State University

    Old Main Hill, Logan, Utah 84322-1400

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Utah Valley University

    800 W University Parkway, Orem, Utah 84058-5999

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Salt Lake Community College

    4600 S Redwood Rd, Salt Lake City, Utah 84123

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. University of Utah

    201 Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112-9008

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
  9. Weber State University

    3848 Harrison Blvd, Ogden, Utah 84408-1137

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  10. Westminster College in Salt Lake City

    1840 South 1300 East, Salt Lake City, Utah 84105

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Utah Vs. National History Employment

Utah 150
National 8,350

Approximately 2% of the country's history professionals work in Utah state.

Employment Growth for History professionals In Utah

50 40 40 120 150
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Utah, history is a growing field. In Utah, 100 more history professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Utah, this field has grown by 200% in four years. This growth is faster than the change in the number of history professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of history professionals has shrunk by 2% from 2006 to 2010.

History VS. All Professions salaries in Utah

$45,365 $46,240 $48,025 $38,230 $40,310
$40,990 $43,308 $44,832 $45,796 $46,619
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: History
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by history professionals is decreasing in Utah. The mean salary for history professionals in 2006 was $45,365 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $40,310 per year.

Salary percentiles for History professionals in Utah

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

Thus, there was a 13% decline in history professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. Within the field of history, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid history professionals earning 56% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Utah state.

Average Salaries for History professionals and related professions in Utah

Liberal Arts
Political Science

In Utah, history professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of history professionals is increasing in Utah state, the number of students graduating from the 10 accredited history schools in Utah state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 527 history graduates from history courses in Utah and in 2010 there were 411 graduates.

Thus there was a 22% percent decrease in the number of history school degree or certificate graduates in Utah. 50% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in history.

History Faculty Salaries in Utah

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