Public Administration Schools
In Boston, Massachusetts

There are 4 public administration schools in Boston for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in public administration in the city of Boston, which encompasses public administration training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Public Administration Employment

Boston 9,620
Massachusetts 17,190

Exactly 9,620 of Massachusetts' 17,190 public administration professionals work in Boston. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of public administration professionals in Boston has shrunk by 25%. As the number of public administration professionals in Boston has decreased, overall employment in Boston has increased.

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Public Administration employment growth

23,620 22,090 20,850 19,720 17,190
12,780 13,010 12,370 11,420 9,620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Boston

Public Administration VS. All professions salaries in Boston

$101,060 $104,997 $110,057 $115,147 $119,270
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Administration in Boston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Boston

Salaries for public administration professionals in Boston have increased. Boston public administration professionals made $119,270 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for public administration professionals in Boston was $101,060 per year. The growth in the salary of public administration professionals in Boston is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Public administration professionals in Boston

10th percentile
$62,520
25th percentile
$82,847
50th percentile
$71,485
75th percentile
$96,360
90th percentile
$120,310

Public administration professionals in Boston earn a median salary of $71,485 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 92%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $62,520 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $120,310 per year.

Average Salaries for Public administration professionals and related professions in Boston

Social Work
$50,480
Criminal Justice
$51,022
Sociology
$70,050
Political Science
$100,310
Business Administration
$118,180
Public Administration
$119,270
Business Management
$132,055

On average public administration professional salaries in Boston are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Public Administration schools in Boston

4

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

Public Administration Programs Offered In Boston

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
6
doctor
2
Certificate
1
Total11

There are a total of 11 degree and certificate programs in public administration offered by Boston's public administration schools.

Student Completed Public Administration Degrees In Boston

associate
0
bachelor
11
master
167
doctor
5
Certificate
15
Total198

In 2010 approximately 198 students graduated from public administration courses.

Public Administration Faculty Salaries in Boston, Massachusetts

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