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Average Salary - Public Administration / United States UNITED STATES


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AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR MOST TYPICAL SALARY / YEAR
Gross income
Net (after tax)

$79,672 USD

£61,199 GBP
New York City

$71,240 USD

$52,000 USD

£39,943 GBP
Including "New York City"
Excluding "New York City"

Average Salary / Public Administration / United States

Average salary for Public Administration / United States is $79,672 USD per year. The most typical earning is $52,000 USD. All data are based on 75 salary surveys. Salaries are different between men and women. Men receive an average salary of $88,900 USD. Women receive a salary of $69,000 USD.

Based on education, the highest salaries receive people with Doctorate Degree with salary of $135,300 USD. The second most paid education level is Masters Degree with salary of $87,400 USD.

Different experiences affect earning as well. People with 20+ Years of experience receive salary of $90,500 USD. Employees with 2-4 Years of experience receive $88,600 USD.

Levels / Public Administration / United States (Gross USD)

Salary Levels (USD) per Year Surveys [%]
$10,000 USD - $14,999 USD
0 n/a
$15,000 USD - $19,999 USD
0 n/a
$20,000 USD - $24,999 USD
1 100%
1.33%
$25,000 USD - $29,999 USD
0 n/a
$30,000 USD - $34,999 USD
5 98.67%
6.67%
$35,000 USD - $39,999 USD
3 92%
4%
$40,000 USD - $44,999 USD
4 88%
5.33%
$45,000 USD - $49,999 USD
3 82.67%
4%
THE MOST TYPICAL SALARY
$50,000 USD - $54,999 USD
8 78.67%
10.67%
$55,000 USD - $59,999 USD
3 68%
4%
$60,000 USD - $64,999 USD
3 64%
4%
$65,000 USD - $69,999 USD
6 60%
8%
$70,000 USD - $74,999 USD
5 52%
6.67%
$75,000 USD - $79,999 USD
4 45.33%
5.33%
$80,000 USD - $84,999 USD
4 40%
5.33%
$85,000 USD - $89,999 USD
2 34.67%
2.67%
$90,000 USD - $94,999 USD
3 32%
4%
$95,000 USD - $99,999 USD
2 28%
2.67%
$100,000 USD - $104,999 USD
4 25.33%
5.33%
$105,000 USD - $109,999 USD
1 20%
1.33%
$110,000 USD - $114,999 USD
2 18.67%
2.67%
$115,000 USD - $119,999 USD
0 n/a
$120,000 USD - $124,999 USD
1 16%
1.33%
$125,000 USD - $129,999 USD
3 14.67%
4%
$130,000 USD - $134,999 USD
3 10.67%
4%
$135,000 USD - $139,999 USD
0 n/a
$140,000 USD - $144,999 USD
0 n/a
$145,000 USD - $149,999 USD
0 n/a
HIGH SALARIES
$150,000 USD - $159,999 USD
2 6.67%
2.67%
$160,000 USD - $169,999 USD
0 n/a
$170,000 USD - $179,999 USD
1 4%
1.33%
$180,000 USD - $189,999 USD
0 n/a
$190,000 USD - $199,999 USD
0 n/a
$200,000 USD - $209,999 USD
0 n/a
$210,000 USD - $219,999 USD
0 n/a
$220,000 USD - $229,999 USD
1 2.67%
1.33%
$230,000 USD - $239,999 USD
0 n/a
$240,000 USD - $249,999 USD
1 1.33%
1.33%
$250,000 USD - $349,999 USD
0 n/a

Gender / Public Administration / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Men 36 $88,900 USD
2 Women 32 $69,000 USD

Education / Public Administration / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Doctorate Degree 4 $135,300 USD
2 Masters Degree 29 $87,400 USD
3 Bachelors Degree 29 $73,200 USD
4 Some College 11 $63,300 USD
5 High School 2 $40,600 USD

Experience / Public Administration / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 20+ Years 32 $90,500 USD
2 2-4 Years 6 $88,600 USD
3 8-12 Years 9 $80,200 USD
4 12-16 Years 9 $77,900 USD
5 16-20 Years 3 $75,400 USD
6 4-8 Years 8 $72,600 USD
7 1-2 Years 5 $45,900 USD
8 0-1 Year 3 $29,000 USD

Age / Public Administration / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 51-55 14 $95,900 USD
2 61-65 1 $93,000 USD
3 56-60 6 $90,800 USD
4 31-35 7 $84,900 USD
5 36-40 9 $83,700 USD
6 46-50 12 $82,300 USD
7 n/a 7 $81,100 USD
8 41-45 8 $71,200 USD
9 66-70 1 $67,000 USD
10 26-30 6 $50,600 USD
11 21-25 4 $38,000 USD

Work Type / Public Administration / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Permanent 68 $82,100 USD
2 Self Employed 1 $67,000 USD
3 Contract 5 $58,400 USD
4 Part Time 1 $36,000 USD

States / Public Administration / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Colorado 1 $157,000 USD
2 California 10 $113,900 USD
3 Pennsylvania 1 $104,000 USD
4 Maryland 2 $98,500 USD
5 District Of Columbia (DC) 13 $90,300 USD
6 Wisconsin 1 $90,000 USD
7 Texas 2 $88,500 USD
8 New Jersey 1 $88,000 USD
9 Georgia 6 $80,800 USD
10 Tennessee 2 $80,300 USD
11 New York State 6 $70,300 USD
12 Ohio 3 $65,700 USD
13 Massachusetts 4 $65,000 USD
14 Florida 1 $63,000 USD
15 Illinois 2 $56,000 USD
16 Missouri 1 $55,000 USD
17 Montana 1 $53,000 USD
18 Alabama 1 $52,000 USD
19 North Carolina 2 $50,000 USD
20 Oregon 1 $46,200 USD
21 Washington State 2 $43,800 USD
22 Utah 2 $42,200 USD
23 Nebraska 2 $41,500 USD
24 Delaware 1 $40,000 USD
25 Kansas 1 $35,000 USD
26 North Dakota 1 $33,500 USD

Cities / Public Administration / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Los Angeles 2 $162,500 USD
2 Denver 1 $157,000 USD
3 San Diego 2 $153,300 USD
4 San Francisco 2 $114,500 USD
5 Philadelphia 1 $104,000 USD
6 Baltimore 2 $98,500 USD
7 --Other-- 5 $96,300 USD
8 Cleveland 1 $94,000 USD
9 El Paso 1 $93,000 USD
10 Washington DC 13 $90,300 USD
11 Milwaukee 1 $90,000 USD
12 Atlanta 5 $88,600 USD
13 Newark 1 $88,000 USD
14 Nashville 1 $85,600 USD
15 Dallas 1 $84,000 USD
16 Oakland 2 $80,500 USD
17 Knoxville 1 $75,000 USD
18 New York City 5 $71,200 USD
19 Boston 2 $68,000 USD
20 San Jose 1 $67,000 USD
21 Buffalo, United States 1 $65,700 USD
22 Fayetteville 1 $65,000 USD
23 Orlando 1 $63,000 USD
24 Worcester 2 $62,000 USD
25 Chicago 2 $56,000 USD
26 Kansas City 1 $55,000 USD
27 Billings, Montana 1 $53,000 USD
28 Omaha 1 $53,000 USD
29 Montgomery 1 $52,000 USD
30 Columbus 2 $51,500 USD
31 Fresno 1 $50,000 USD
32 Portland, Oregon 1 $46,200 USD
33 Spokane 2 $43,800 USD
34 Salt Lake City 2 $42,200 USD
35 Augusta 1 $42,000 USD
36 Wilmington, Delaware 1 $40,000 USD
37 Wichita 1 $35,000 USD
38 Raleigh 1 $35,000 USD
39 Bismarck, North Dakota 1 $33,500 USD
40 Lincoln 1 $30,000 USD

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