Public Administration in Wyoming

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Schools Offering Public Administration Programs in Wyoming


Each year, approximately 0.1% of Wyoming graduates receive degrees in public administration. Thus, Wyoming's 2 public administration schools put out approximately 17 public administration professionals each year.

Top Schools

University of Wyoming, which was ranked 68th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Wyoming that has a public administration program. It is located in Laramie. In 2010, University of Wyoming graduated 16 students from its public administration program. University of Wyoming charged in-state students $3,927 in tuition fees per year.

Laramie County Community College, which was ranked 85th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Wyoming that has a public administration program. It is located in Cheyenne. 1 students graduated with degree in public administration from Laramie County Community College in 2010. Tuition at Laramie County Community College was $2,472 per year.

Cost

Public administration schools in Wyoming, charge students an average tuition of $3,200 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $3,927 per year, or as little as $2,472 per year. In 2010, the public administration schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Wyoming were:

  1. University of Wyoming - located in Laramie, students are charged $3,927 per year
  2. Laramie County Community College - located in Cheyenne, students are charged $2,472 per year

The public administration schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Wyoming were:

  1. Laramie County Community College - located in Cheyenne, students are charged $2,472 per year
  2. University of Wyoming - located in Laramie, students are charged $3,927 per year

A public administration degree from a Wyoming school... what next?

The following counties have the largest number of Wyoming public administration professionals:

  1. Lincoln County - 180 public administration professionals
  2. Big Horn County - 110 public administration professionals
  3. Campbell County - 90 public administration professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of public administration professionals in Wyoming will grow by 7%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 700 public administration professionals working in Wyoming. The greatest growth for public administration professional is predicted to be amongst Community Development Planners, who are expected to increase by 16% by 2018.

Salary

public administration professionals in Wyoming make an average of $78,103 per year. But, salaries for public administration professional can vary. In 2010, public administration professional made as little as less than $15,600 per year or as much as more than $75,660 per year in Wyoming. On average public administration professional earn the most in the following Wyoming counties:

  1. Big Horn County - $160,120 per year
  2. Laramie County - $135,790 per year
  3. Albany County - $85,780 per year

Public administration professionals in the following counties in Wyoming make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Lincoln County - $76,157 per year
  2. Campbell County - $83,860 per year
  3. Albany County - $85,780 per year

The public administration professionals with highest average salaries in Wyoming were:

  1. Chief Executive Officer - $141,190 per year
  2. Community Development Planner - $58,350 per year
  3. Legislator - $34,770 per year

On average, the lowest paid public administration professionals in Wyoming were:

  1. Community Development Planner - $58,350 per year
  2. Legislator - $34,770 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in public administration in Wyoming and to compare salaries with various related fields such as sociology or political science, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Public Administration in Wyoming
  • Master's Degree in Public Administration in Wyoming

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,030 miles from location University of Wyoming Laramie WY 32.3209 49% 12,427
6,992 miles from location Laramie County Community College Cheyenne WY 15.0278 n/a 4,905
 

Curious what studying Public Administration gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Wyoming

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Chief Executives + 290 $141,190 -32.6%
2
Legislators + 230 $34,770
3
Urban and Regional Planners + 90 $58,350 50.0%
 

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