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Public Administration Schools In Oregon

There are 6 accredited public administration schools in Oregon for faculty who teach public administration classes to choose from. The trends in Oregon'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. Oregon State University

    Corvallis, Oregon 97331

    138 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Oregon

    110 Johnson Hall, Eugene, Oregon 97403

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Portland Community College

    12000 SW 49th Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97219-7132

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Portland State University

    724 SW Harrison, Portland, Oregon 97201

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Willamette University

    900 State St, Salem, Oregon 97301

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. University of Phoenix-Oregon Campus

    13221 SW 68th Pkwy Ste 500, Tigard, Oregon 97223-8328

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Oregon Vs. National Public Administration Employment

Oregon 3,300
National 391,290

Of all of the public administration professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Oregon.

Employment Growth for Public administration professionals In Oregon

3,470 3,430 3,470 3,520 3,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of public administration professionals is shrinking in Oregon. There were 170 less public administration professionals working in Oregon in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of public administration professionals has shrunk by 5%. This decline 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 Oregon

$75,033 $78,973 $83,618 $93,135 $98,075
$45,036 $46,427 $47,124 $48,511 $50,274
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Administration
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by public administration professionals is increasing in Oregon. In 2006 public administration professionals made a mean salary of $75,033 per year, and in 2010 they made $98,075 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public administration professionals in Oregon

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Thus, there was a 23% growth in public administration professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Oregon, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of public administration. The pay differential between the highest paid public administration professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 49%

Average Salaries for Public administration professionals and related professions in Oregon

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

In Oregon, 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 Oregon


The number of students graduating from the 6 accredited public administration schools in Oregon is increasing. In Oregon, there were 152 graduates in 2006. And there were 173 graduates from public administration courses in 2010.

This represents a 14% increase in the number of public administration degree or certificate school graduates in Oregon state. A majority of these graduates, or 38%, graduated with an master's degree in public administration.

Public Administration Faculty Salaries in Oregon

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Currently we are in the process of collecting data for the number of public administration faculty in Oregon, growth in the field of public administration academia and faculty salaries in Oregon. If you are involved in teaching public administration courses to students at the certificate in public administration, associates degree in public administration, bachelors degree in public administration, masters degree in public administration, and doctoral degree in public administration levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of public administration in Oregon. A summary of what your peers have told us up until now will be available once you submit your information.

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