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2023 Public Administration Salary

There are about 46,631 students enrolled in Public Administration in the USA.

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Going to college is a huge investment for most. It's critical to ensure you justify your cash outlay. We aim for the following career and earnings facts to help you in deciding your major at college.

In year one out of school, Public Administration majors bring in $50,612 per year on average (top 21%). Further into their careers, they can bring home as much as $124,586 to as little as $29,861, but average more or less $61,054. For context, that is 58% north of the United States average.

The most common job placement for a Public Administration graduate is Analyst, which predominantly earn close to $54,000; next are Business Development Representative and Account Executive, which by and large make more or less $42,000 and $36,000 respectively.

The most well paid region for Public Administration graduates is The Rocky Mountains. The highest grossing state for Public Administration alumni is CO. Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference has the most well paid Public Administration graduates of any conference..

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