Humanities

Salary

  • Social worker, $58,410
  • Probation officer, $53,360
  • Behavioral Counselor, $47,240
  • Health Educator, $55,260
  • Paralegal, $51,840
  • Sales representative, $61,960
  • Administrative assistant, $35,330
  • Executive Assistant, $53,590
  • Human resources assistant, $38,980
  • Author, writer, $55,940
  • News reporter, $37,090
  • Public relations specialist, $64,050
  • Editor, $64,140
  • Actor, producer, director, $108,620
  • Postsecondary teacher, $74,040
  • Secondary education teacher, $59,330
  • Librarian, $58,110
Bureau of Labor Statistics 2014 annual mean wage. Most positions require bachelor’s degree or above

Career Info

Courses in humanities are part of the foundation for four-year college studies in history, English philosophy, and other fields of the humanities.

Potential Careers

  • Social worker
  • Paralegal
  • Court reporter
  • Intelligence specialist
  • Corrections officer
  • Counselor
  • Human resources assistant
  • Translator
  • Interpreter
  • Educator
  • Journalist
  • Librarian
  • Salesperson