Public Administration Schools In Idaho

Public Administration classes faculty can choose to work at one of 3 accredited public administration schools in Idaho. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of public administration and public administration training in Idaho, which includes public administration training at the following levels:

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


  1. Boise State University

    1910 University Dr, Boise, Idaho 83725

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Idaho

    875 Perimeter Drive, Moscow, Idaho 83844-2282

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Phoenix-Idaho Campus

    3080 Gentry Way, Suite 150, Meridian, Idaho 83642-5114

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Idaho Vs. National Public Administration Employment

Idaho 1,220
National 391,290

Approximately 0% of the country's public administration professionals work in Idaho state.

Employment Growth for Public administration professionals In Idaho

5,620 1,020 3,700 1,920 1,220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Idaho, public administration is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 4,400 less public administration professionals working in Idaho than there were in 2006. Thus, in Idaho, this field has shrunk by 78% in four years. This decline is faster than the change in the number of public administration professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of public administration professionals has shrunk by 4% from 2006 to 2010.

Public Administration VS. All Professions salaries in Idaho

$50,640 $46,753 $69,868 $86,627 $84,863
$39,304 $39,293 $42,361 $42,993 $44,477
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Administration
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of public administration professionals is declining, the salaries paid to public administration professionals are increasing in Idaho. In 2006 public administration professionals made a mean salary of $50,640 per year, and in 2010 they made $84,863 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public administration professionals in Idaho

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This represents a growth in salaries of 40%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Idaho, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of public administration. The pay differential between the highest paid public administration professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 77%

Average Salaries for Public administration professionals and related professions in Idaho

Business Administration
Business Management
Criminal Justice
Public Administration
Social Work

Public administration professionals in Idaho earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Public Administration programs available for each degree type for all schools in Idaho


As the number of public administration professionals is decreasing in Idaho state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited public administration schools in Idaho state is decreasing. In 2006, 42 students graduated from public administration courses in Idaho. And in 2010, 31 students graduated.

Thus there was a 26% percent decrease in the number of public administration school degree or certificate graduates in Idaho. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with a master's degree in public administration.

Public Administration Faculty Salaries in Idaho

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