Journalism Schools In Maine

In Maine, there is only one accredited school where journalism classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the journalism academic community in Maine, and the future trends in journalism training at the journalism bachelors degree level.


  1. University of Maine

    Orono, Maine 04469

    152 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Maine Vs. National Journalism Employment

Maine 460
National 105,350

Approximately 0% of the country's journalism professionals work in Maine state.

Employment Growth for Journalism professionals In Maine

730 580 580 570 460
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Maine, the field of journalism is shrinking. In Maine, 270 less journalism professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of journalism has shrunk by 37% in Maine. This decline is faster than the national trend for journalism professionals which shows a 12% decrease in the number of journalism professionals working around the nation.

Journalism VS. All Professions salaries in Maine

$27,717 $30,860 $31,220 $33,210 $32,540
$40,902 $42,204 $44,287 $45,290 $46,296
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Journalism
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to journalism professionals are growing in Maine. In 2006 journalism professionals made a mean salary of $27,717 per year, and in 2010 they made $32,540 per year.

Salary percentiles for Journalism professionals in Maine

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Thus, journalism professionals' salaries grew by 15% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Maine state, within the field of journalism, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid journalism professionals earn 144% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Journalism professionals and related professions in Maine

Creative Writing

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

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the only accredited journalism school in Maine is increasing. In 2006, 36 students graduated from journalism courses in Maine. And in 2010, 56 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of journalism school degree or certificate graduates in Maine by 56%. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in journalism.

Journalism Faculty Salaries in Maine

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