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Public Administration Schools
In Grand Rapids, Michigan

There is only one public administration school in Grand Rapids for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of public administration and public administration education in Grand Rapids, which includes public administration training at the public administration bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Grand Rapids Vs. Michigan Public Administration Employment

Grand Rapids 1,460
Michigan 13,300

Exactly 1,460 of Michigan's 13,300 public administration professionals work in Grand Rapids. There has been a 18% decline in the number of public administration professionals in Grand Rapids between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Grand Rapids has increased.

Grand Rapids Vs. Michigan Public Administration employment growth

18,650 15,720 15,320 14,210 13,300
1,790 1,410 1,480 1,280 1,460
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Grand Rapids

Public Administration VS. All professions salaries in Grand Rapids

$99,510 $86,977 $110,155 $88,480 $93,000
$38,060 $39,250 $40,460 $40,710 $41,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Administration in Grand Rapids
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Grand Rapids

In Grand Rapids, salaries for public administration professionals have decreased. Grand Rapids public administration professionals made $93,000 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for public administration professionals in Grand Rapids was $99,510 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Grand Rapids.

Salary percentiles for Public administration professionals in Grand Rapids

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Public administration professionals in Grand Rapids make a median yearly salary of $79,757. The difference in pay between the public administration professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 79%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $49,840 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $89,010 per year.

Average Salaries for Public administration professionals and related professions in Grand Rapids

Social Work
Criminal Justice
Business Administration
Public Administration
Business Management

Public administration professional salaries in Grand Rapids are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Public Administration schools in Grand Rapids


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

Public Administration Programs Offered In Grand Rapids

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There is one degree and certificate program in public administration offered by Grand Rapids' public administration school.

Student Completed Public Administration Degrees In Grand Rapids

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Public Administration Faculty Salaries in Grand Rapids, Michigan

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