Public Administration Schools In Washington DC

There are 8 accredited public administration schools in Washington DC for faculty who teach public administration classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of public administration and public administration training in Washington DC, which includes public administration training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. American University

    4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20016-8001

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. University of the District of Columbia

    4200 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20008

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. George Washington University

    2121 I Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20052

    50 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Georgetown University

    37th and O St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20057

    22 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Howard University

    2400 Sixth St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20059-0001

    115 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Strayer University-District of Columbia

    1133 15th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20005

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Trinity Washington University

    125 Michigan Ave NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20017-1094

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Strayer University-Global Region

    1133 15th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20005

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. National Public Administration Employment

Washington DC 10,600
National 391,290

Approximately 3% of the country's public administration professionals work in Washington DC state.

Employment Growth for Public administration professionals In Washington DC

6,670 6,440 8,020 9,140 10,600
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Washington DC, the field of public administration is growing. In Washington DC, 3,930 more public administration professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of public administration professionals has grown by 59%. This growth is faster than the national trend for public administration professionals which shows a 4% decrease in the number of public administration professionals working around the nation.

Public Administration VS. All Professions salaries in Washington DC

$114,767 $119,500 $127,017 $128,733 $129,897
$54,015 $56,773 $59,398 $60,217 $61,344
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Administration
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to public administration professionals are growing in Washington DC. The mean salary for public administration professionals in 2006 was $114,767 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $129,897 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public administration professionals in Washington DC

10th percentile
$66,480
25th percentile
$89,803
50th percentile
$113,126
75th percentile
$124,439
90th percentile
$136,883

Thus, there was a 12% growth in public administration professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of public administration, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid public administration professionals earning 45% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Washington DC state.

Average Salaries for Public administration professionals and related professions in Washington DC

Business Administration
$99,853
Business Management
$117,391
Criminal Justice
$63,160
Political Science
$98,630
Public Administration
$129,897
Social Work
$57,692
Sociology
$86,760

In Washington DC, public administration professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Public Administration programs available for each degree type for all schools in Washington DC

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
14
doctor
2
Certificate
4
Total20

As the number of public administration professionals is increasing in Washington DC state, the number of students graduating from the 8 accredited public administration schools in Washington DC state is also increasing. In 2006, 589 students graduated from public administration courses in Washington DC. And in 2010, 599 students graduated.

Thus there was a 2% percent increase in the number of public administration school degree or certificate graduates in Washington DC. A majority of these graduates, or 70%, graduated with a master's degree in public administration.

Public Administration Faculty Salaries in Washington DC

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