Health Science Schools In Maine

Maine has 7 accredited health science schools where health science faculty who teach health science classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the health science academic community in Maine, and the future trends in health science training at the following levels:

  • Health Science Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Health Science
  • Masters degree in Health Science


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. Husson University

    1 College Circle, Bangor, Maine 04401-2999

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  5. Kennebec Valley Community College

    92 Western Ave, Fairfield, Maine 04937-1367

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  6. University of New England

    11 Hills Beach Rd, Biddeford, Maine 04005-9599

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  7. University of Southern Maine

    96 Falmouth St, Portland, Maine 04103

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Maine Vs. National Health Science Employment

Maine 39,370
National 7,588,750

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

Employment Growth for Health science professionals In Maine

35,740 36,900 37,370 38,540 33,790
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Health Science is a shrinking field in Maine. In Maine, 1,950 less health science professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Maine, this field has shrunk by 5% in four years. This decline is slower than the national trend for health science professionals which shows a 9% decrease in the number of health science professionals working around the nation.

Health Science VS. All Professions salaries in Maine

$52,568 $53,935 $57,534 $58,546 $64,906
$40,902 $42,204 $44,287 $45,290 $46,296
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by health science professionals is increasing in Maine. In 2006 health science professionals made a mean salary of $52,568 per year, and in 2010 they made $64,906 per year.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in Maine

10th percentile
$40,219
25th percentile
$45,347
50th percentile
$54,209
75th percentile
$60,212
90th percentile
$67,978

Thus, health science professionals' salaries grew by 19% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 69% pay differential between the highest paid health science professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of health science in Maine.

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in Maine

Biology
$57,973
Biomedical Engineering
$74,580
Health Information
$31,830
Health Information Management
$55,675
Health Science
$62,256
Sonography
$66,030
X Ray Technician
$54,290

In Maine, health science professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Health Science programs available for each degree type for all schools in Maine

associate
0
bachelor
6
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total8

The number of students graduating from the 7 accredited health science schools in Maine is increasing. In Maine, there were 69 graduates in 2006. And there were 126 graduates from health science courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of health science school degree or certificate graduates in Maine by 83%. A majority of these graduates, or 75%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in health science.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in Maine

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