PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION SALARY IN UNITED STATES

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Average gross salary for Public Administration GROSS SALARY
US$ 78,822
Average net salary for Public Administration NET SALARY
US$ 58,448
The most typical salary for Public Administration MOST TYPICAL GROSS
US$ 52,350
  Updated: 20 Aug 2019   Diff. gross vs. net: 25%
  Salary entries: 67

Public Administration Earnings in United States

Average salary for Public Administration in United States is US$ 78,822.

Average take home earning is US$ 58,448 (Net).

The most typical salary is US$ 52,350 (Gross).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
6 % US$ 153,500
10 % US$ 130,000
24 % US$ 102,000
52 % US$ 74,816
88 % US$ 43,237
99 % US$ 33,685
100 % US$ 22,000
City Avg. gross salary Salary entries
Washington DC US$ 89,135 10
Atlanta US$ 88,600 05
New York City US$ 71,240 05
Los Angeles US$ 162,500 02
San Francisco US$ 114,500 02
Baltimore US$ 98,500 02
Oakland US$ 80,500 02
Boston US$ 68,000 02
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION   UNITED STATES

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
More US$ 235,000
02
155K US$ 153,500
02
135K US$ 130,000
03
125K US$ 125,333
03
115K US$ 110,000
02
105K US$ 102,000
04
95K US$ 94,400
05
85K US$ 84,360
05
75K US$ 74,816
09
65K US$ 65,571
07
55K US$ 52,350
10
45K US$ 43,237
07
35K US$ 33,685
07
25K US$ 22,000
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  SALARY BY GENDER   PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 88,515 30
Women US$ 68,604 30
N/A US$ 81,071 07

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 122,000 03
Masters Degree US$ 88,494 27
Bachelors Degree US$ 72,829 24
Some College US$ 63,336 11
High School US$ 40,582 02

Public Administration workers holding Doctorate Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in United States. With an earned Doctorate Degree, they grosses US$ 122,000. While Public Administration workers with High School education earn the least, with an average gross income of US$ 40,582. This is 200.63% lower of what Doctorate Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 87,201 30
16-20 Years US$ 80,300 02
12-16 Years US$ 77,888 09
8-12 Years US$ 76,580 06
4-8 Years US$ 78,737 07
2-4 Years US$ 88,583 06
1-2 Years US$ 43,580 04
0-1 Year US$ 29,000 03

Public Administration workers in United States with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 2-4 Years of experience earn a gross average of US$ 88,583 compared to US$ 29,000 for their counterparts with 0-1 Year of experience. The difference between workers with 2-4 Years of experience and 0-1 Year is 205.46%.


  SALARY BY AGE   PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
63-68 US$ 80,000 02
57-62 US$ 78,000 03
51-56 US$ 95,928 14
45-50 US$ 78,680 14
39-44 US$ 76,100 06
33-38 US$ 86,018 09
27-32 US$ 60,188 07
22-26 US$ 44,600 05
N/A US$ 81,071 07
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 81,001 61
Contract US$ 59,250 04
Self Employed US$ 67,000 01
Part Time US$ 36,000 01
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  SALARY BY CITY   PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION   UNITED STATES

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# Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Los Angeles Public Administration in Los Angeles US$ 162,500 02
2. San Francisco Public Administration in San Francisco US$ 114,500 02
3. Baltimore Public Administration in Baltimore US$ 98,500 02
4. Washington DC Public Administration in Washington DC US$ 89,135 10
5. Atlanta Public Administration in Atlanta US$ 88,600 05
6. Oakland Public Administration in Oakland US$ 80,500 02
7. New York City Public Administration in New York City US$ 71,240 05
8. Boston Public Administration in Boston US$ 68,000 02
9. Worcester Public Administration in Worcester US$ 62,000 02
10. Columbus Public Administration in Columbus US$ 51,500 02

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. United States United States US$ 78,822 US$ 78,822 67
2. Canada Canada Public Administration in Canada US$ 66,584 CA$ 75,223 36
3. Australia Australia Public Administration in Australia US$ 65,978 AU$ 78,542 15
4. United Kingdom United Kingdom Public Administration in United Kingdom US$ 50,964 GBP 32,816 09
5. China China Public Administration in China US$ 15,853 CNY 100,920 05

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(13/13)  LEGISLATURE


 Posted: 20 Aug 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Budget work, NYS Legislature."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 130,000


(12/13)  ANALYST


 Posted: 11 Jul 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Liaison, government employee."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 110,000


(11/13)  BUILDING INSPECTOR


 Posted: 21 Feb 2019

Some College, 20+ years: "Inspect buildings."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 42,500


(10/13)  PROGRAM SPECIALIST


 Posted: 09 Jan 2019

Some College, 20+ years: "Database development/management, regulatory compliance/enforcement, some HR functions."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 67,000


(9/13)  PRINCIPAL FINANCIAL ANALYST


 Posted: 28 Dec 2018

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "I work on royalty and conference services."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 125,000


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(8/13)  MANAGER


 Posted: 29 Nov 2018

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Program manager in transportation."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 126,000


(7/13)  CONTRACTS OFFICER


 Posted: 25 Nov 2018

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Write contracts for the state of montana."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 53,000


(6/13)  RESEARCH ANALYST


 Posted: 11 Apr 2018

High School, 4-8 years: "Collect and analyze data from Abuse Investigation Reports for the Department of Human Services."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 46,164


(5/13)  ENVIRONMENTAL STANDARDS COORDINATOR


 Posted: 11 Mar 2018

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Oversee compliance of existing buildings and construction activities with environmental regulations and standards."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 63,000


(4/13)  PROGRAM ANALYST


 Posted: 26 Dec 2017

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "Manages office staff of 60 people and overall duties."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 70,000


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(3/13)  ANALYST


 Posted: 26 Nov 2017

Some College, 20+ years: "Legal and comunity civil rights."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 130,000


(2/13)  TECHNICAL TRAINER


 Posted: 21 Nov 2017

Some College, 4-8 years: "Research, design, and develop professional and leadership development classes for employees; manage department budget; compile and analyze training reports and metrics; perform needs assessments; coach employees for professional development."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 42,000


(1/13)  MODERNIZATION OF THE STATE SPECIALIST


 Posted: 05 Jul 2017

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Support projects to promote development in countries."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 150,000


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