Human Services Schools In Maine

There are 8 accredited human services schools in Maine for faculty who teach human services classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of human services and human services training in Maine, which includes human services training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Human Services
  • Bachelors degree in Human Services
  • Masters degree in Human Services


Schools

  1. Beal College

    99 Farm Road, Bangor, Maine 04401

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  2. Central Maine Community College

    1250 Turner Street, Auburn, Maine 04210-6498

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  3. University of Maine at Augusta

    46 University Dr, Augusta, Maine 04330-9410

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  4. University of Maine

    Orono, Maine 04469

    152 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. University of Maine at Presque Isle

    181 Main St, Presque Isle, Maine 04769-2888

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  6. University of New England

    11 Hills Beach Rd, Biddeford, Maine 04005-9599

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  7. Saint Joseph's College of Maine

    278 Whites Bridge Rd, Standish, Maine 04084-5236

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  8. University of Southern Maine

    96 Falmouth St, Portland, Maine 04103

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Maine Vs. National Human Services Employment

Maine 6,920
National 913,960

Of all of the human services professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Maine.

Employment Growth for Human services professionals In Maine

8,500 8,010 6,850 5,780 6,920
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Human Services is a shrinking field in Maine. In 2010 there were 1,580 less human services professionals working in Maine than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of human services has shrunk by 19% in Maine. This decline is slower than the national trend for human services professionals which shows a 25% increase in the number of human services professionals working around the nation.

Human Services VS. All Professions salaries in Maine

$30,444 $38,220 $39,338 $38,396 $38,070
$40,902 $42,204 $44,287 $45,290 $46,296
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Human Services
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Maine, as the number of human services professionals is declining, the salaries earned by human services professionals are increasing. Human services professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $30,444 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $38,070 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Human services professionals in Maine

10th percentile
$25,237
25th percentile
$29,940
50th percentile
$36,445
75th percentile
$44,170
90th percentile
$52,473

This represents a 20% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of human services, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid human services professionals earning 108% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Maine state.

Average Salaries for Human services professionals and related professions in Maine

Human Services
$38,070
Mental Health
$37,960
Public Administration
$55,248
Public Health
$56,097
Social Work
$44,405
Sociology
$81,500

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

Educational Trends

Human Services programs available for each degree type for all schools in Maine

associate
3
bachelor
4
master
3
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total10

As the number of human services professionals is decreasing in Maine state, the number of students graduating from the 8 accredited human services schools in Maine state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 244 human services graduates from human services courses in Maine and in 2010 there were 220 graduates.

This represents a 10% decrease in the number of human services degree or certificate school graduates in Maine state. A majority of these graduates, or 40%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in human services.

Human Services Faculty Salaries in Maine

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