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Public Administration Schools
In Portland, Oregon

In Portland, there are 2 public administration schools where public administration faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the public administration academic community in Portland, and the future trends. Academia in public administration includes public administration training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Portland Vs. Oregon Public Administration Employment

Portland 2,010
Oregon 3,300

Of the 3,300 public administration professionals employed in Oregon, 2,010 work in Portland. There has been a 8% decline 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 decreased, overall employment in Portland has increased.

Portland Vs. Oregon Public Administration employment growth

3,470 3,430 3,470 3,520 3,300
2,190 2,180 2,250 2,240 2,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Public Administration VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$87,663 $90,090 $95,445 $99,930 $104,328
$41,750 $43,370 $45,060 $46,080 $46,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Administration in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

As the number of public administration professionals in Portland has shrunk, salaries for public administration professionals have increased. Portland public administration professionals made $104,328 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for public administration professionals in Portland was $87,663 per year, four years earlier in 2006. 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
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Public administration professionals make a median salary of $89,004 per year in Portland. The 10% of public administration professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $57,700 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $108,707 per year.

Average Salaries for Public administration professionals and related professions in Portland

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

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

Educational Trends

Public Administration schools in Portland


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

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


In 2010 approximately 84 students graduated from public administration courses.

Public Administration Faculty Salaries in Portland, Oregon

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