Community Organization & Advocacy

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Total Degrees​
Awarded in 2020
3,114
growing 9.96%
Median In-State​
Public Tuition
$7,477
declining 0.327%
Median Out-of-State​
Private Tuition
$34,675
growing 3.34%
Average Wage
$60,063
growing 3.02%
People in Workforce
761,849
growing 3.01%
Average Employee Age
43.2
declining 0.074%

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The locations with the highest concentration of Community Organization & Advocacy degree recipients are Saratoga Springs, NY, Phoenix, AZ, and Tempe, AZ. The locations with a relatively high number of Community Organization & Advocacy degree recipients are Saratoga Springs, NY, Gallup, NM, and Spearfish, SD. The most common degree awarded to students studying Community Organization & Advocacy is a bachelors degree.

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Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Community Organization & Advocacy and the types of students that study this field. SUNY Empire State College awards the most degrees in Community Organization & Advocacy in the US, but Future Generations University and Springfield College-Regional, Online, and Continuing Education have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Community Organization & Advocacy.

Tuition costs for Community Organization & Advocacy majors are, on average, $7,477 for in-state public colleges, and $34,675 for out of state private colleges.

The most common sector, by number of institutions, that offers Community Organization & Advocacy programs are Public, 4-year or above institutions (58 total). The most common sector, by number of degrees awarded, is Public, 4-year or above (1,230 completions).

Institutions

Institution with the Most Degrees Awarded in Community Organization & Advocacy

The most common sector, by number of degrees awarded in Community Organization & Advocacy, is Public, 4-year or above (1,230 completions).

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Tuition Costs for Common Institutions

$7,477
Median In-State Public
$34,675
Median Out of State Private

SUNY Empire State College has the most Community Organization & Advocacy degree recipients, with 482 degrees awarded in 2020.

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Specialized Colleges

Out of all institutions that offer Community Organization & Advocacy programs and have at least 5 graduates in those programs, Future Generations University has the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Community Organization & Advocacy, with 100%.

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Degrees Awarded by County

Counties with the Most Degrees Awarded in Community Organization & Advocacy

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Growth in Awarded Degrees

Counties with the Fastest Growing Number of Degrees Awarded

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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 average salary for Public Administration and Social Service majors is $60,063 and the most common occupations are Social workers, all other, Social & community service managers, and Other managers.

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 Communications, & audio & video equipment manufacturing.

Yearly Income for Common Jobs

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$60,063
Average Wage in Workforce
± $1,658
3.02%
1 Year Growth
± 3.83%

The average salary for Public Administration and Social Service majors is $60,063 and the most common occupations are Social workers, all other, Social & community service managers, and Other managers.

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Highest Paying Locations

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Note that the census collects information tied to where people live, not where they work. It is possible that Public Administration and Social Service majors live and work in the same place, but it is also possible that they live and work in two different places.

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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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761,849
2020 Workforce
± 21,374
3.01%
1 Year Growth
± 3.88%

The number of Public Administration and Social Service graduates in the workforce has been growing at a rate of 3.01%, from 739,583 in 2019 to 761,849 in 2020.

The largest single share of Public Administration and Social Service graduates go on to work as Social workers, all other (19.6%). 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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Most Common

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Highest Paid

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Industries by Share

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Community Organization & Advocacy is from the 2 Digit Course Public Administration and Social Service.
761,849
2020 Workforce
± 21,374
3.01%
1 Year Growth
± 3.88%

The number of Public Administration and Social Service graduates in the workforce has been growing at a rate of 3.01%, from 739,583 in 2019 to 761,849 in 2020.

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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Demographic information for those who earn a degree in Public Administration and Social Service in the United States.

The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Public Administration and Social Service is 43.2.

The most common degree type these workers hold is a Bachelors Degree. Female employees are more likely to hold Public Administration and Social Service degrees, and White students are the most common race/ethnicty group awarded degrees in Public Administration and Social Service (1,382 students).

Workforce Age

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43.2
Average Age in 2020
± 0.363 Years
0.074%
1 Year Change
± 1.2%

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 28 and 30 years old, which represent 2.74% and 2.74% of the population, respectively.

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Degrees Awarded

The most common degree types awarded to students graduating in Community Organization & Advocacy are Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree, and Associates Degree.

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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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Sex Imbalance for Common Institutions

Female (80%)
Most Common Sex with a Degree in this Field

This chart shows the granted degrees by sex at the 5 institutions that graduate the most students in Community Organization & Advocacy.

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Race & Ethnicity by Degrees Awarded

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,382 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    700 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    467 degrees awarded

This chart shows the number of degrees awarded in Community Organization & Advocacy for each race & ethnicity. White students earned the largest share of the degrees with this major.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Race/Ethnicity and Sex Combination
  1. White Female
    666 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    358 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    232 degrees awarded

This chart illustrates the differences by sex for each race & ethnicity of Bachelors Degree recipients in Community Organization & Advocacy. White Female students, who earn most of the degrees in this field, are the most common combination of race/ethnicity and sex.

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Global Diversity

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Community Organization & Advocacy is from the 2 Digit Course Public Administration and Social Service.
Most Common Countries of Origin
  1. Mexico
    9,401 degree recipients
  2. Jamaica
    3,702 degree recipients
  3. Philippines
    3,540 degree recipients
High Relative Number of Students
  1. St Vincent & the Grenadines
    5 times more than expected
  2. Slovakia
    4.82 times more than expected
  3. Austria
    4.43 times more than expected

There are a relatively high number of people that were born in St Vincent & the Grenadines that hold Public Administration and Social Service degrees (5 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 (9,401 degree recipients).

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predictive-analysisSkills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Community Organization & Advocacy field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Community Organization & Advocacy majors need many skills, but most especially Social Perceptiveness. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Community Organization & Advocacy majors need more than the average amount of Management of Financial Resources, Operations Analysis, and Management of Personnel Resources.

These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for Community Organization & Advocacy majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Management of Financial Resources is very distinctive for majors, but the Social Perceptiveness, Management of Personnel Resources, and Active Listening are the three most important skills for people in the field.

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