Associate Degree in History

Salary

Curator, $55,620*

Librarian, $57,550*

Library technician, $33,000*

Archivists, $70,467.31**

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Student Teacher, Postsecondary, $99,925.13**

Historians, $75,642.94**

History Teacher, Postsecondary, $99,925.13**

*Bureau of Labor Statistics 2013 annual mean wage. Most positions require bachelor’s degree or above.

**Source: EMSI, 2021.1 dataset for San Bernardino and Riverside counties

Career Info

An associate of arts in history degree prepares you for jobs in research and analysis working in government, education, the media, public relations, film and publishing, or at a variety of institutions, including libraries. It is also the foundation for four-year college studies in history or a related field.

Potential Careers

  • Historian
  • Archivist
  • Teaching assistant
  • Research assistant
  • History teacher
  • Curator
  • Librarian
  • Library technician
  • Research assistant
  • Freelance writer
  • Grant writer
  • Journalist
  • History professor
  • Legal historian
  • Paralegal
  • Legal assistant