Art Schools In Maine

Art classes faculty can choose to work at one of 11 accredited art schools in Maine. The trends in Maine's art academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in art includes art training at the following levels:

  • Art Certificate
  • Associates degree in Art
  • Bachelors degree in Art
  • Masters degree in Art
  • PhD degree in Art


Schools

  1. Bates College

    2 Andrews Road, Lewiston, Maine 04240

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  2. Bowdoin College

    5700 College Station - President's Office, Brunswick, Maine 04011-8448

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  3. Colby College

    4000 Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville, Maine 04901-8840

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  4. Eastern Maine Community College

    354 Hogan Rd, Bangor, Maine 04401

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  5. University of Maine at Augusta

    46 University Dr, Augusta, Maine 04330-9410

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  6. University of Maine at Farmington

    224 Main St, Farmington, Maine 04938-9978

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  7. University of Maine at Machias

    116 O'Brien Ave, Machias, Maine 04654-1397

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  8. University of Maine

    Orono, Maine 04469

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  9. University of Maine at Presque Isle

    181 Main St, Presque Isle, Maine 04769-2888

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  10. Maine College of Art

    522 Congress St., Portland, Maine 04101-3494

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  11. University of Southern Maine

    96 Falmouth St, Portland, Maine 04103

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Maine Vs. National Art Employment

Maine 160
National 78,930

Of all of the art professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Maine state.

Employment Growth for Art professionals In Maine

90 130 210 150 80
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Maine, art is a shrinking field. 10 less art professionals were working in Maine in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Maine, this field has shrunk by 11% in four years. This is faster than the trend for art professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of art professionals has shrunk by 2% between 2006 and 2010.

Art VS. All Professions salaries in Maine

$33,485 $34,433 $25,180 $44,190 $29,770
$40,902 $42,204 $44,287 $45,290 $46,296
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Art
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of art professionals is declining, the salaries paid to art professionals are decreasing in Maine. The mean salary for art professionals in 2006 was $33,485 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $29,770 per year.

Salary percentiles for Art professionals in Maine

10th percentile
$17,450
25th percentile
$20,770
50th percentile
$28,710
75th percentile
$37,360
90th percentile
$42,110

Thus, there was a 12% decline in art professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. There is a 141% pay differential between the highest paid art professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of art in Maine.

Average Salaries for Art professionals and related professions in Maine

Animation
$41,680
Art
$47,885
Design
$52,889
Drafting
$48,025
Film
$25,267
Graphic Design
$41,680
Visual Communications
$36,640
Web Design
$41,680

In Maine, art professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
2
bachelor
27
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
1
Total32

As the number of art professionals is decreasing in Maine state, the number of students graduating from the 11 accredited art schools in Maine state is decreasing. In Maine, there were 231 graduates in 2006. And there were 186 graduates from art courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of art school degree or certificate graduates in Maine by 19%. 84% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in art.

Art Faculty Salaries in Maine

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We are now in the process of collecting data for the number of art faculty in Maine, growth in the field of art academia and art faculty salaries in Maine. If you are involved in teaching art courses to students at the certificate in art, associates degree in art, bachelors degree in art, masters degree in art, and doctoral degree in art levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of art in Maine. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see an overview of what we have learned thus far from you and your peers.

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