Graphic Design Schools In Maine

In Maine, there are 2 accredited schools where graphic design classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in graphic design in the state of Maine, which encompasses graphic design training at the following levels:


  1. Central Maine Community College

    1250 Turner Street, Auburn, Maine 04210-6498

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  2. Maine College of Art

    522 Congress St., Portland, Maine 04101-3494

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Professional Trends

Maine Vs. National Graphic Design Employment

Maine 570
National 192,240

Of all of the graphic design professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Maine.

Employment Growth for Graphic design professionals In Maine

690 700 690 610 570
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of graphic design professionals is shrinking in Maine. 120 less graphic design professionals were working in Maine in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Maine, this field has shrunk by 17% in four years. This decline is faster than the change in the number of graphic design professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of graphic design professionals has grown by 1% from 2006 to 2010.

Graphic Design VS. All Professions salaries in Maine

$34,140 $35,350 $36,980 $39,280 $41,680
$40,902 $42,204 $44,287 $45,290 $46,296
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Graphic Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by graphic design professionals is increasing in Maine. Graphic design professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $34,140 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $41,680 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Graphic design professionals in Maine

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Thus, there was a 18% growth in graphic design professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Maine, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of graphic design. The pay differential between the highest paid graphic design professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 162%

Average Salaries for Graphic design professionals and related professions in Maine

Graphic Design
Visual Communications
Web Design

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

Educational Trends

Graphic Design programs available for each degree type for all schools in Maine


As the number of graphic design professionals is decreasing in Maine state, the number of students graduating from the 2 accredited graphic design schools in Maine state is decreasing. In 2006, 27 students graduated from graphic design courses in Maine. And in 2010, 13 students graduated.

This represents a 52% decrease in the number of graphic design degree or certificate school graduates in Maine state. A majority of these graduates, or 33%, graduated with an associate's degree in graphic design.

Graphic Design Faculty Salaries in Maine

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