Other Public Policy Analysis

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Total Degrees​
Awarded in 2017

142

growing 59.6%

Median In-State​
Public Tuition

$6,670

declining 1.29%

Median Out-of-State​
Private Tuition

$48,986

growing 9.94%

Average Wage

$56,392

growing 0.0844%

People in Workforce

763,692

growing 3.87%

Average Employee Age

43.1

growing 0.262%

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The locations with the highest concentration of Other Public Policy Analysis degree recipients are Los Angeles, CA, New York, NY, and Pittsburgh, PA. The locations with a relatively high number of Other Public Policy Analysis degree recipients are Los Angeles, CA, Pittsburgh, PA, and Portland, OR. The most common degree awarded to students studying Other Public Policy Analysis is a masters degree.

Institutions

Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Other Public Policy Analysis and the types of students that study this field. University of Southern California awards the most degrees in Other Public Policy Analysis in the US, but The New School and University of St Thomas (227863) have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Other Public Policy Analysis.

Tuition costs for Other Public Policy Analysis majors are, on average, $6,670 for in-state public colleges, and $48,986 for out of state private colleges.

The most common sector, by number of institutions, that offers Other Public Policy Analysis programs are Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above institutions (6 total). The most common sector, by number of degrees awarded, is Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above (130 completions).

Institutions

Institution with the Most Degrees Awarded in Other Public Policy Analysis

The most common sector, by number of degrees awarded in Other Public Policy Analysis, is Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above (130 completions).

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Tuition Costs for Common Institutions

$6,670

Median In-State Public

$48,986

Median Out of State Private

University of Southern California has the most Other Public Policy Analysis degree recipients, with 53 degrees awarded in 2017.

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Specialized Colleges

Out of all institutions that offer Other Public Policy Analysis programs and have at least 5 graduates in those programs, The New School and University of St Thomas (227863) have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Other Public Policy Analysis, with 1.63% and 0.805%, respectively.

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Degrees Awarded by County

Counties with the Most Degrees Awarded in Other Public Policy Analysis

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Growth in Awarded Degrees

Counties with the Fastest Growing Number of Degrees Awarded

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Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Public Administration and Social Service graduates and on wages and locations for those in the field.

The industry that employs the most Public Administration and Social Service majors is Individual & family services, though the highest paying industry, by average wage, is Other personal services.

Wages

Yearly Income for Common Jobs

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Other Public Policy Analysis is from the 2 Digit Course Public Administration and Social Service.

$56,392

Average Wage in Workforce

± $1,598

0.0844%

1 Year Growth

± 3.97%

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Highest Paying Locations

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Other Public Policy Analysis is from the 2 Digit Course Public Administration and Social Service.

This map shows the public use micro areas (PUMAs) in the United States colored by the average salary of Public Administration and Social Service majors.

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Occupations

Most Common

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Most Specialized

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Highest Paid

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Occupations by Share

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763,692

2018 Workforce

± 21,400

3.87%

1 Year Growth

± 3.85%

The number of Public Administration and Social Service graduates in the workforce has been growing at a rate of 3.87%, from 735,273 in 2017 to 763,692 in 2018.

The largest single share of Public Administration and Social Service graduates go on to work as Social workers, all other (22.1%). This chart shows the various jobs filled by those with a major in Public Administration and Social Service by share of the total number of graduates.

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Industries

Most Common

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Highest Paid

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Industries by Share

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Other Public Policy Analysis is from the 2 Digit Course Public Administration and Social Service.

763,692

2018 Workforce

± 21,400

3.87%

1 Year Growth

± 3.85%

The number of Public Administration and Social Service graduates in the workforce has been growing at a rate of 3.87%, from 735,273 in 2017 to 763,692 in 2018.

The industry which employs the most Public Administration and Social Service graduates by share is Individual & family services, followed by Elementary & secondary schools. This visualization shows the industries that hire those who major in Public Administration and Social Service.

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Specialty Locations

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This map shows the public use micro areas (PUMAs) in the United States where there are a relatively high population of Public Administration and Social Service majors.

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Diversity

Demographic information on those who earn a degree in Public Administration and Social Service in the US. The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Public Administration and Social Service is 43.1, and the most common degree type these workers hold is a Masters Degree. Female employees are more likely to hold Public Administration and Social Service degrees, and Non-resident Alien students earn the majority (51) of the degrees.

Workforce Age

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Other Public Policy Analysis is from the 2 Digit Course Public Administration and Social Service.

43.1

Average Age in 2018

± 0.369 Years

0.262%

1 Year Change

± 1.21%

This chart shows distribution of ages for employees with a degree in Public Administration and Social Service. The most common ages of employees with this major are 25 and 32 years old, which represent 3.33% and 2.95% of the population, respectively.

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Degrees Awarded

The most common degree types awarded to students graduating in Other Public Policy Analysis are Masters Degree, Post-Masters Certificate, and Postbaccalaureate Certificate.

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Workforce Degrees

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The most common degree types held by the working population in Public Administration and Social Service are Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree, and Professional degree.

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Gender Imbalance for Common Institutions

Female (55.6%)

Most Common Gender with a Degree in this Field

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Race & Ethnicity by Degrees Awarded

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Non-resident Alien

    51 degrees awarded

  2. White

    45 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    16 degrees awarded

This chart shows the number of degrees awarded in Other Public Policy Analysis for each race & ethnicity. Non-resident Alien students earned the largest share of the degrees with this major.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Race/Ethnicity and Gender Combination

  1. Two or More Races Female

    1 degrees awarded

  2. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders Male

    0 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Female

    0 degrees awarded

This chart illustrates the differences by gender for each race & ethnicity of Bachelors Degree recipients in Other Public Policy Analysis. Two or More Races Female students, who earn most of the degrees in this field, are the most common combination of race/ethnicity and gender.

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Global Diversity

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Other Public Policy Analysis is from the 2 Digit Course Public Administration and Social Service.

Most Common Countries of Origin

  1. Mexico

    10,509 degree recipients

  2. Philippines

    4,582 degree recipients

  3. Jamaica

    4,508 degree recipients

High Relative Number of Students

  1. Barbados

    5.28 times more than expected

  2. Nigeria

    4.91 times more than expected

  3. Bulgaria

    4.14 times more than expected

There are a relatively high number of people that were born in Barbados that hold Public Administration and Social Service degrees (5.28 times more than expected), and the most common country of origin by total numbers for non-US students earning a degree in this field is Mexico (10,509 degree recipients).

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