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Humanities

Humanities

History Major

History

Best candidates: students who are skilled in reading comprehension, active listening, time management, and communication.

Types of jobs: County Professor of Philosophy, Philosophy Instructor, and Humanities Professor.

Average salary in the U.S.: $61.140

Outlook: The U.S. is expected to create 300 more jobs in this field by 2026. A 6% increase.

Literature

Literature

Best candidates: students who have developed skills in reading comprehension, writing expression and comprehension, fluency of ideas, and speech clarity (varies on career).

Types of jobs: Professor of literature, language professor, teacher, copy editors, publishing assistants, copywriter.

Average salary in the U.S.: $59.480- $67.640 (varies on career)

Outlook: The U.S. is expected to create 7.500-12.600 more jobs in this field by 2026. A 8-10% increase.

Social Worker

Social Work

Best candidates: students who are adept in skills like: oral expression and comprehension, problem sensitivity, social perceptiveness and patience.  

Types of jobs: Child Protective Services Social Worker, Family Protection Specialist, Family Resource Coordinator, Case Manager, School Social Worker, Case Worker, Adoption Social Worker, Foster Care Social Worker, and Youth Services Specialist.

Average salary in the U.S.: $46.270

Outlook: The U.S. is expected to create 38.300 more jobs in this field by 2026. A 14% increase.

Philosophy

Philosophy

Best candidates: students who are skilled in oral expression and clarity, written comprehension, written expression and active listening.

Types of jobs: Professor of Philosophy, Philosophy Instructor, and Humanities Professor.

Average salary in the U.S.: $71.890

Outlook: The U.S. is expected to create 2.900 more jobs in this field by 2026. A 12% increase.

Religion

Religion

Best candidates: students who possess skills in oral expression and clarity, written comprehension, written expression and service orientation. 

Types of jobs: Religious Studies Professor, Clergy positions, Senior Adults Director, Adult Ministries Director, Youth Ministry Director, Religious Education Coordinator, and Ministry Director.

Average salary in the U.S.: $40.810-$71.890

Outlook: The U.S. is expected to create  2.900-29.200 more jobs in this field by 2026. An 8-12% increase.

Charlotte

Best candidates: students who possess skills in inductive and deductive reasoning, complex problem solving, critical thinking and communication.

Types of jobs: Market Researcher, Business Development Specialist, Demographic Analyst, Client Service, Consulting Manager, Market Analyst, and Marketing Manager.

Average salary in the U.S.: $63.120 – $134.290 (varies on career)

Outlook: The U.S. is expected to create 77.100 more jobs in this field by 2026. A 23% increase.