Public Administration Schools
In Lexington, Kentucky

Public Administration faculty can choose to work at one of 2 public administration schools in Lexington. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of public administration and public administration education in Lexington, which includes public administration training at the following levels:

  • Masters degree in Public Administration
  • PhD degree in Public Administration


Professional Trends

Lexington Vs. Kentucky Public Administration Employment

Lexington 470
Kentucky 4,510

Of the 4,510 public administration professionals employed in Kentucky, 470 work in Lexington. Between 2006 and 2010, in Lexington, there has been a 43% decline in the number of public administration professionals. Overall employment in Lexington has increased.

Lexington Vs. Kentucky Public Administration employment growth

6,490 5,680 5,280 5,690 4,510
820 720 660 670 470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kentucky
  • Dark Yellow: Lexington

Public Administration VS. All professions salaries in Lexington

$90,030 $97,750 $101,010 $154,520 $169,700
$36,110 $37,350 $38,510 $39,410 $39,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Administration in Lexington
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lexington

In Lexington, salaries for public administration professionals have increased. Lexington public administration professionals made $169,700 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for public administration professionals in Lexington was $90,030 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of public administration professionals in Lexington is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Public administration professionals in Lexington

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Lexington public administration professionals earn a median yearly salary of $153,660. The 10% of public administration professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $77,190 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 99% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Public administration professionals and related professions in Lexington

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

On average public administration professionals in Lexington earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Lexington.

Educational Trends

Public Administration schools in Lexington


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

Public Administration Programs Offered In Lexington


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

Student Completed Public Administration Degrees In Lexington


Approximately 36 students graduated from public administration courses in 2010.

Public Administration Faculty Salaries in Lexington, Kentucky

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