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Public Administration Schools
In Ames, Iowa

In Ames, there is only one public administration school where public administration faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the public administration academic community in Ames, and the future trends. Academia in public administration includes public administration training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Ames Vs. Iowa Public Administration Employment

Ames 170
Iowa 4,230

Of the 4,230 public administration professionals employed in Iowa, 170 work in Ames. The number of public administration professionals in Ames has grown by 70% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for public administration professionals in Ames has increased, overall employment in Ames has also increased.

Ames Vs. Iowa Public Administration employment growth

4,650 4,970 4,760 4,420 4,230
100 80 100 140 170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Iowa
  • Dark Yellow: Ames

Public Administration VS. All professions salaries in Ames

$117,780 $135,390 $90,350 $140,040 $80,935
$38,100 $39,060 $40,440 $40,690 $41,770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Administration in Ames
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Ames

Salaries for public administration professionals in Ames have decreased. Ames public administration professionals made $80,935 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for public administration professionals in Ames was $117,780 per year. The decline in the salary of public administration professionals in Ames is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Public administration professionals in Ames

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Public administration professionals make a median salary of $77,630 per year in Ames. The difference in pay between the public administration professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 22%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $41,440 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $50,660 per year.

Average Salaries for Public administration professionals and related professions in Ames

Criminal Justice
Social Work
Public Administration
Business Management
Business Administration

On average public administration professional salaries in Ames are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Public Administration schools in Ames


Many of Ames' public administration professionals are graduates of the only accredited public administration school in the city.

Public Administration Programs Offered In Ames


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in public administration offered by Ames' public administration schools.

Student Completed Public Administration Degrees In Ames


In 2010 approximately 22 students completed public administration courses.

Public Administration Faculty Salaries in Ames, Iowa

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