Public Administration Schools
In Washington DC

In Washington, there are 8 public administration schools where public administration faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in public administration in the city of Washington, which encompasses public administration training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. Washington DC Public Administration Employment

Washington DC 15,580
Washington DC 10,600

Exactly 15,580 of Washington DC's 10,600 public administration professionals work in Washington. Between 2006 and 2010, in Washington, there has been a 52% growth in the number of public administration professionals. As the number of public administration professionals in Washington has increased, overall employment in Washington has also increased.

Washington DC Vs. Washington DC Public Administration employment growth

6,670 6,440 8,020 9,140 10,600
10,240 10,480 12,730 14,060 15,580
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington DC
  • Dark Yellow: Washington DC

Public Administration VS. All professions salaries in Washington DC

$90,055 $96,338 $101,803 $105,908 $107,553
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Administration in Washington DC
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Washington DC

In Washington, salaries for public administration professionals have increased. In 2010 public administration professionals in Washington reportedly earned an average salary of $107,553 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for public administration professionals in Washington was $90,055 per year. The growth in the salary of public administration professionals in Washington is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Public administration professionals in Washington DC

10th percentile
$53,520
25th percentile
$73,702
50th percentile
$66,453
75th percentile
$95,200
90th percentile
$130,067

Public administration professionals in Washington make a median yearly salary of $66,453. The 10% of public administration professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $53,520 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $130,067 per year.

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

Social Work
$58,150
Criminal Justice
$59,066
Sociology
$85,455
Political Science
$97,980
Public Administration
$107,553
Business Administration
$108,460
Business Management
$124,401

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

Educational Trends

Public Administration schools in Washington DC

8

Many of Washington's public administration professionals are graduates of one of the 8 accredited public administration schools in the city.

Public Administration Programs Offered In Washington DC

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
11
doctor
2
Certificate
4
Total17

There are a total of 17 degree and certificate programs in public administration offered by Washington's public administration schools.

Student Completed Public Administration Degrees In Washington DC

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
575
doctor
13
Certificate
11
Total599

Approximately 599 students graduated from public administration courses in 2010.

Public Administration Faculty Salaries in Washington DC, Washington DC

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