Public Administration Schools
In Seattle, Washington

Public Administration faculty can choose to work at one of 2 public administration schools in Seattle. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the public administration academic community in Seattle, and the future trends. Academia in public administration includes public administration training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Seattle Vs. Washington Public Administration Employment

Seattle 3,410
Washington 6,800

Of the 6,800 public administration professionals employed in Washington State, 3,410 work in Seattle. Between 2006 and 2010, in Seattle, there has been a 21% growth in the number of public administration professionals. As the employment for public administration professionals in Seattle has increased, overall employment in Seattle has also increased.

Seattle Vs. Washington Public Administration employment growth

5,460 5,570 6,110 7,280 6,800
2,820 2,800 3,110 3,710 3,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Seattle

Public Administration VS. All professions salaries in Seattle

$105,658 $105,845 $119,623 $109,345 $110,890
$47,730 $49,890 $51,680 $53,240 $54,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Administration in Seattle
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Seattle

As the number of public administration professionals in Seattle has grown, salaries for public administration professionals have also increased. Seattle public administration professionals made $110,890 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, public administration professionals in Seattle made an average salary of $105,658 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Seattle.

Salary percentiles for Public administration professionals in Seattle

10th percentile
$62,280
25th percentile
$78,692
50th percentile
$79,387
75th percentile
$93,600
90th percentile
$111,650

Public administration professionals in Seattle earn a median salary of $79,387 per year. The 10% of public administration professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $62,280 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $111,650 per year.

Average Salaries for Public administration professionals and related professions in Seattle

Social Work
$48,560
Criminal Justice
$51,156
Sociology
$71,550
Political Science
$78,915
Public Administration
$110,890
Business Administration
$123,000
Business Management
$126,691

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

Educational Trends

Public Administration schools in Seattle

2

There are 2 accredited public administration schools in the city. Many of Seattle's public administration professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Public Administration Programs Offered In Seattle

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
3
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total4

Seattle's public administration schools offer 4 public administration degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Public Administration Degrees In Seattle

associate
0
bachelor
6
master
271
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total277

In 2010 approximately 277 students completed public administration courses.

Public Administration Faculty Salaries in Seattle, Washington

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