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Public Administration Schools In Connecticut

There are 5 accredited public administration schools in Connecticut for faculty who teach public administration classes to choose from. The trends in Connecticut'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:


  1. University of Connecticut

    Storrs, Connecticut 06269

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of New Haven

    300 Boston Post Road, West Haven, Connecticut 06516

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Post University

    800 Country Club Rd, Waterbury, Connecticut 06723

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Quinnipiac University

    Mt Carmel Ave, Hamden, Connecticut 06518

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Trinity College

    300 Summit St, Hartford, Connecticut 06106-3100

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Connecticut Vs. National Public Administration Employment

Connecticut 4,220
National 391,290

Approximately 1% of the country's public administration professionals work in Connecticut state.

Employment Growth for Public administration professionals In Connecticut

4,010 5,310 5,730 5,570 4,220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Public Administration is a growing field in Connecticut. In Connecticut, 210 more public administration professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of public administration professionals has grown by 5%. This growth is faster than the national trend for public administration professionals which shows a 4% decrease in the number of public administration professionals working around the nation.

Public Administration VS. All Professions salaries in Connecticut

$83,153 $87,185 $90,550 $95,672 $98,385
$49,084 $50,735 $51,943 $53,614 $54,947
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 Connecticut. In 2006 public administration professionals made a mean salary of $83,153 per year, and in 2010 they made $98,385 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public administration professionals in Connecticut

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Thus, public administration professionals' salaries grew by 15% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of public administration, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid public administration professionals earning 21% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Connecticut state.

Average Salaries for Public administration professionals and related professions in Connecticut

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

In Connecticut, public administration professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Public Administration programs available for each degree type for all schools in Connecticut


As the number of public administration professionals is increasing in Connecticut state, the number of students graduating from the 5 accredited public administration schools in Connecticut state is decreasing. In Connecticut, there were 93 graduates in 2006. And there were 56 graduates from public administration courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of public administration school degree or certificate graduates in Connecticut by 40%. A majority of these graduates, or 36%, graduated with a master's degree in public administration.

Public Administration Faculty Salaries in Connecticut

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