Public Administration Schools
In Atlanta, Georgia

Public Administration faculty can choose to work at one of 4 public administration schools in Atlanta. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of public administration and public administration education in Atlanta, which includes public administration training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Public Administration
  • Masters degree in Public Administration
  • PhD degree in Public Administration


Statistics

Professional Trends

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Public Administration Employment

Atlanta 10,560
Georgia 16,850

Exactly 10,560 of Georgia's 16,850 public administration professionals work in Atlanta. There has been a 11% decline in the number of public administration professionals in Atlanta between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for public administration professionals in Atlanta has decreased, overall employment in Atlanta has increased.

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Public Administration employment growth

17,840 18,260 2,700 19,430 16,850
11,810 11,840 1,330 12,450 10,560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Atlanta

Public Administration VS. All professions salaries in Atlanta

$79,090 $81,235 $82,025 $87,868 $89,830
$40,930 $42,170 $44,170 $45,520 $46,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Administration in Atlanta
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Atlanta

In Atlanta, salaries for public administration professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $89,830 per year was earned by public administration professionals in Atlanta. Public administration professionals in Atlanta made a yearly average salary of $79,090, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of public administration professionals in Atlanta is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Public administration professionals in Atlanta

10th percentile
$48,425
25th percentile
$63,905
50th percentile
$55,647
75th percentile
$67,983
90th percentile
$82,340

Public administration professionals in Atlanta earn a median salary of $55,647 per year. The difference in pay between the public administration professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 70%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $48,425 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $82,340 per year.

Average Salaries for Public administration professionals and related professions in Atlanta

Criminal Justice
$37,369
Social Work
$47,955
Sociology
$58,170
Political Science
$73,420
Public Administration
$89,830
Business Administration
$96,740
Business Management
$117,568

On average public administration professionals in Atlanta earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Atlanta.

Educational Trends

Public Administration schools in Atlanta

4

There are 4 accredited public administration schools in the city. Many of Atlanta's public administration professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Public Administration Programs Offered In Atlanta

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
4
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total8

There are a total of 8 degree and certificate programs in public administration offered by Atlanta's public administration schools.

Student Completed Public Administration Degrees In Atlanta

associate
0
bachelor
50
master
113
doctor
12
Certificate
0
Total175

In 2010 approximately 175 students graduated from public administration courses.

Public Administration Faculty Salaries in Atlanta, Georgia

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