Employers Value History Majors
History students learn how to explain social and political phenomena, build narratives, and write clearly. History majors work with archival documents, classic texts, and cutting-edge software like Tableau and Arc-GIS. With concentrations in pre-law, pre-education, and world history, students have opportunities to develop skills in global literacy, collaboration, and leadership.
History graduates working as anthropologists can earn high salaries of $69K.
Top skills for History graduates include historical research, art history and archival research.
41% of History graduates have multiple degrees including social sciences and liberal arts.
29.9% of History graduates have a master's degree.
The average salary for History graduates working in the research industry is $68K.
Top employers for GSU grads with the job title Historian are Edwards-Pitman, ERM and GA DOT.
The Atlanta History Center hires more History grads from GSU than any other school.
Planning giving skills have the highest impact on salary compared to other skills for GSU History grads.
72% of GSU History grads stay in Georgia.
Arts & Entertainment is the third biggest industry for GSU History grads.
TOP EMPLOYERS OF GSU HISTORY GRADS AND AVERAGE SALARY
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