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Public Administration Schools
In Durham, North Carolina

There are 2 public administration schools in Durham for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in public administration in the city of Durham, which encompasses public administration training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Durham Vs. North Carolina Public Administration Employment

Durham 200
North Carolina 4,370

Of the 4,370 public administration professionals employed in North Carolina, 200 work in Durham. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of public administration professionals in Durham has shrunk by 26%. As the number of public administration professionals in Durham has decreased, overall employment in Durham has increased.

Durham Vs. North Carolina Public Administration employment growth

3,930 4,210 4,570 4,800 4,370
270 270 360 310 200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Durham

Public Administration VS. All professions salaries in Durham

$101,083 $117,565 $108,380 $115,170 $143,520
$45,170 $46,540 $48,830 $50,480 $53,220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Administration in Durham
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Durham

In Durham, salaries for public administration professionals have increased. In 2010 public administration professionals in Durham reportedly earned an average salary of $143,520 per year. Public administration professionals in Durham made a yearly average salary of $101,083, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Durham.

Salary percentiles for Public administration professionals in Durham

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Public administration professionals make a median salary of $59,270 per year in Durham. The difference in pay between the public administration professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 11%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $92,500 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $82,410 per year.

Average Salaries for Public administration professionals and related professions in Durham

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

Durham 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 Durham


There are 2 accredited public administration schools in the city. Many of Durham's public administration professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Public Administration Programs Offered In Durham


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in public administration offered by Durham's public administration schools.

Student Completed Public Administration Degrees In Durham


Approximately 248 students graduated from public administration courses in 2010.

Public Administration Faculty Salaries in Durham, North Carolina

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