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Public Administration Schools
In Columbia, Missouri

The city of Columbia has only one school where public administration faculty can find employment. The trends in Columbia's public administration academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes public administration training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. Missouri Public Administration Employment

Columbia 200
Missouri 8,160

Exactly 200 of the 8,160 public administration professionals employed in Missouri, work in Columbia. There has been a 54% growth in the number of public administration professionals in Columbia between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for public administration professionals in Columbia has increased, overall employment in Columbia has also increased.

Columbia Vs. Missouri Public Administration employment growth

6,460 6,910 7,510 8,170 8,160
130 110 170 170 200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Public Administration VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$124,260 $129,790 $127,400 $134,490 $137,630
$33,560 $35,700 $36,610 $37,570 $36,650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Administration in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

In Columbia, salaries for public administration professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $137,630 per year was earned by public administration professionals in Columbia. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for public administration professionals in Columbia was $124,260 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Columbia.

Salary percentiles for Public administration professionals in Columbia

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Public administration professionals make a median salary of $114,640 per year in Columbia. The 10% of public administration professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $65,540 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 75% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Public administration professionals and related professions in Columbia

Criminal Justice
Social Work
Political Science
Business Administration
Business Management
Public Administration

Columbia public administration professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Public Administration schools in Columbia


There is only one accredited public administration school in the city. Many of Columbia's public administration professionals are graduates of this school.

Public Administration Programs Offered In Columbia


Columbia's public administration schools offer 3 public administration degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Public Administration Degrees In Columbia


In 2010 approximately 40 students completed public administration courses.

Public Administration Faculty Salaries in Columbia, Missouri

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