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Careers for History Majors

Starting Salary*

A history major’s typical starting salary is $35,030. The typical salary after 10–19 years is $69,487.

*Note: Salary information is provided for general reference only. APU does not guarantee the accuracy of the figures listed, and cannot predict or promise a specific salary for any graduate. For the most current salary estimates, please visit

Job Titles of People with History Degrees

Note: This information is current for the 2013-14 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.