Public Administration Schools
In Chicago, Illinois

There are 9 public administration schools in Chicago for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the public administration academic community in Chicago, and the future trends. Academia in public administration includes 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

Chicago Vs. Illinois Public Administration Employment

Chicago 14,030
Illinois 24,740

Exactly 14,030 of Illinois' 24,740 public administration professionals work in Chicago. There has been a 19% growth in the number of public administration professionals in Chicago between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of public administration professionals in Chicago has increased, overall employment in Chicago has also increased.

Chicago Vs. Illinois Public Administration employment growth

18,340 22,250 22,500 25,050 24,740
11,790 10,530 12,880 14,630 14,030
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Chicago

Public Administration VS. All professions salaries in Chicago

$84,325 $90,753 $97,888 $97,510 $96,495
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Administration in Chicago
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chicago

As the number of public administration professionals in Chicago has grown, salaries for public administration professionals have also increased. Chicago public administration professionals made $96,495 per year, on average, in 2010. Public administration professionals in Chicago made a yearly average salary of $84,325, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of public administration professionals in Chicago is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Public administration professionals in Chicago

10th percentile
$49,010
25th percentile
$63,888
50th percentile
$61,320
75th percentile
$80,460
90th percentile
$118,963

Public administration professionals in Chicago earn a median salary of $61,320 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 143%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $49,010 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $118,963 per year.

Average Salaries for Public administration professionals and related professions in Chicago

Social Work
$50,948
Criminal Justice
$51,288
Political Science
$53,100
Sociology
$60,000
Business Administration
$95,005
Public Administration
$96,495
Business Management
$108,390

Public administration professional salaries in Chicago are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Public Administration schools in Chicago

9

There are 9 accredited public administration schools in the city. Many of Chicago's public administration professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Public Administration Programs Offered In Chicago

associate
0
bachelor
5
master
10
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total16

There are a total of 16 degree and certificate programs in public administration offered by Chicago's public administration schools.

Student Completed Public Administration Degrees In Chicago

associate
0
bachelor
87
master
476
doctor
10
Certificate
0
Total573

In 2010 approximately 573 students graduated from public administration courses.

Public Administration Faculty Salaries in Chicago, Illinois

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