Advertising Schools In Maine

In Maine, there are 2 accredited schools where advertising classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the advertising academic community in Maine, and the future trends in advertising training at the advertising bachelors degree level.


  1. Saint Joseph's College of Maine

    278 Whites Bridge Rd, Standish, Maine 04084-5236

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Thomas College

    180 W River Rd, Waterville, Maine 04901-5097

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Maine Vs. National Advertising Employment

Maine 1,400
National 271,840

Approximately 1% of the country's advertising professionals work in Maine state.

Employment Growth for Advertising professionals In Maine

1,520 1,470 1,390 1,260 1,400
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of advertising professionals is shrinking in Maine. In 2010 there were 120 less advertising professionals working in Maine than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of advertising has shrunk by 8% in Maine. This is faster than the trend for advertising professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of advertising professionals has shrunk by 5% between 2006 and 2010.

Advertising VS. All Professions salaries in Maine

$51,935 $57,800 $58,718 $56,460 $55,065
$40,902 $42,204 $44,287 $45,290 $46,296
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Advertising
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of advertising professionals is declining, the salaries paid to advertising professionals are increasing in Maine. The mean salary for advertising professionals in 2006 was $51,935 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $55,065 per year.

Salary percentiles for Advertising professionals in Maine

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This represents a growth in salaries of 6%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Maine, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of advertising. The pay differential between the highest paid advertising professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 189%

Average Salaries for Advertising professionals and related professions in Maine

Business Administration
Fashion Marketing
Fashion Merchandising
Public Relations
Small Business
Visual Communications

In Maine, advertising professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Advertising programs available for each degree type for all schools in Maine


As the number of advertising professionals is decreasing in Maine state, the number of students graduating from the 2 accredited advertising schools in Maine state is decreasing. In Maine, there were 5 graduates in 2006. And there were 1 graduates from advertising courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of advertising school degree or certificate graduates in Maine by 80%. 100% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in advertising.

Advertising Faculty Salaries in Maine

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