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Public Administration Schools
In Portland, Maine

In Portland, there is only one public administration school where public administration faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of public administration and public administration education in Portland, which includes public administration training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Portland Vs. Maine Public Administration Employment

Portland 470
Maine 1,440

Of the 1,440 public administration professionals employed in Maine, 470 work in Portland. There has been a 12% growth in the number of public administration professionals in Portland between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of public administration professionals in Portland has increased, overall employment in Portland has also increased.

Portland Vs. Maine Public Administration employment growth

1,800 1,480 1,440 1,510 1,440
420 350 420 450 470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Maine
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Public Administration VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$71,653 $75,470 $81,200 $80,677 $82,527
$38,320 $39,800 $40,830 $41,620 $42,670
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Administration in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

Salaries for public administration professionals in Portland have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $82,527 per year was earned by public administration professionals in Portland. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for public administration professionals in Portland was $71,653 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Portland.

Salary percentiles for Public administration professionals in Portland

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Portland public administration professionals earn a median yearly salary of $78,767. The 10% of public administration professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $47,540 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $56,760 per year.

Average Salaries for Public administration professionals and related professions in Portland

Criminal Justice
Social Work
Business Administration
Public Administration
Business Management

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

Educational Trends

Public Administration schools in Portland


Many of Portland's public administration professionals are graduates of the only accredited public administration school in the city.

Public Administration Programs Offered In Portland


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

Student Completed Public Administration Degrees In Portland


Approximately 31 students graduated from public administration courses in 2010.

Public Administration Faculty Salaries in Portland, Maine

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