Public Administration Schools In Washington State

In Washington State, there are 7 accredited schools where public administration classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Washington State's public administration academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in public administration includes public administration training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Eastern Washington University

    526 5th Street, Cheney, Washington 99004-2496

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  2. The Evergreen State College

    2700 Evergreen Pkwy NW, Olympia, Washington 98505-0001

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  3. Seattle University

    900 Broadway, Seattle, Washington 98122-4340

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  4. Washington State University

    French Administration Building, Pullman, Washington 99164-5910

    115 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. University of Washington-Seattle Campus

    1400 NE Campus Parkway, Seattle, Washington 98195-4550

    42 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. University of Washington-Bothell Campus

    18115 Campus Way NE, Bothell, Washington 98011-8246

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  7. University of Phoenix-Western Washington Campus

    7100 Fort Dent Way, Tukwila, Washington 98188-8553

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington State Vs. National Public Administration Employment

Washington State 6,800
National 391,290

Of all of the public administration professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Washington State.

Employment Growth for Public administration professionals In Washington State

5,460 5,570 6,110 7,280 6,800
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of public administration professionals is growing in Washington State. There were 1,340 more public administration professionals working in Washington State in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of public administration professionals has grown by 25%. This growth 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 Washington State

$91,780 $92,745 $93,008 $97,565 $99,225
$48,545 $50,054 $51,159 $52,682 $54,489
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Administration
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of public administration professionals is growing, the salaries paid to public administration professionals are increasing in Washington State. In 2006 public administration professionals made a mean salary of $91,780 per year, and in 2010 they made $99,225 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public administration professionals in Washington State

10th percentile
$56,005
25th percentile
$68,925
50th percentile
$81,845
75th percentile
$90,030
90th percentile
$99,033

Thus, public administration professionals' salaries grew by 8% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 38% pay differential between the highest paid public administration professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of public administration in Washington State.

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

Business Administration
$104,023
Business Management
$111,833
Criminal Justice
$53,451
Political Science
$73,070
Public Administration
$99,225
Social Work
$48,368
Sociology
$62,645

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
3
master
7
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total10

As the number of public administration professionals is increasing in Washington State state, the number of students graduating from the 7 accredited public administration schools in Washington State state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 350 public administration graduates from public administration courses in Washington State and in 2010 there were 401 graduates.

Thus there was a 15% percent increase in the number of public administration school degree or certificate graduates in Washington State. A majority of these graduates, or 70%, graduated with a master's degree in public administration.

Public Administration Faculty Salaries in Washington State

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