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Public Administration Career Outlook

Careers in public administration catch the interest of many who want to make a difference in their communities and country. According to the Brookings Institution, as of 2020 about 18 million people in the U.S. worked in public service (excluding the military and postal service) at the federal, state and local levels. And although it’s a field that revolves around public policy, public administration covers not only government civil service but a number of other sectors of the economy.