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Public Administration Schools
In Richmond, Virginia

There are 3 public administration schools in Richmond 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 Richmond, which includes public administration training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Richmond Vs. Virginia Public Administration Employment

Richmond 230
Virginia 8,990

Of the 8,990 public administration professionals employed in Virginia, 230 work in Richmond. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of public administration professionals in Richmond has grown by 64%. As the number of public administration professionals in Richmond has increased, overall employment in Richmond has also increased.

Richmond Vs. Virginia Public Administration employment growth

6,500 7,730 8,740 9,120 8,990
140 190 240 No data 230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Richmond

Public Administration VS. All professions salaries in Richmond

$64,770 $75,515 $49,753 No data $81,807
$37,120 $37,780 $39,600 No data $42,600
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Administration in Richmond
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Richmond

In Richmond, salaries for public administration professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $81,807 per year was earned by public administration professionals in Richmond. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for public administration professionals in Richmond was $64,770 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Richmond.

Salary percentiles for Public administration professionals in Richmond

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Public administration professionals in Richmond earn a median salary of $66,947 per year. The 10% of public administration professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $21,677 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $78,030 per year.

Average Salaries for Public administration professionals and related professions in Richmond

Criminal Justice
Social Work
Business Administration
Public Administration
Business Management

On average public administration professional salaries in Richmond are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Public Administration schools in Richmond


There are 3 accredited public administration schools in the city. Many of Richmond's public administration professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Public Administration Programs Offered In Richmond


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in public administration offered by Richmond's public administration schools.

Student Completed Public Administration Degrees In Richmond


Approximately 56 students completed public administration courses in 2010.

Public Administration Faculty Salaries in Richmond, Virginia

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