Law Schools In Maine

In Maine, there are 12 accredited schools where law classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of law and law training in Maine, which includes law training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Law
  • Bachelors degree in Law
  • Masters degree in Law
  • PhD degree in Law


  1. Kaplan University-Maine Campus

    265 Western Ave, S Portland, Maine 04106-2415

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  2. Beal College

    99 Farm Road, Bangor, Maine 04401

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  3. Central Maine Community College

    1250 Turner Street, Auburn, Maine 04210-6498

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  4. Husson University

    1 College Circle, Bangor, Maine 04401-2999

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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 Presque Isle

    181 Main St, Presque Isle, Maine 04769-2888

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  7. Saint Joseph's College of Maine

    278 Whites Bridge Rd, Standish, Maine 04084-5236

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  8. Southern Maine Community College

    2 Fort Road, South Portland, Maine 04106-1698

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  9. University of Southern Maine

    96 Falmouth St, Portland, Maine 04103

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  10. Thomas College

    180 W River Rd, Waterville, Maine 04901-5097

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  11. Unity College

    90 Quaker Hill Road, Unity, Maine 04988

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  12. York County Community College

    112 College Drive, Wells, Maine 04090

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Professional Trends

Maine Vs. National Law Employment

Maine 8,250
National 2,096,250

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

Employment Growth for Law professionals In Maine

8,020 8,570 8,780 8,600 8,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Maine, the field of law is growing. 230 more law professionals were working in Maine in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 3% growth in the field. This growth is slower than the national trend for law professionals which shows a 3% increase in the number of law professionals working around the nation.

Law VS. All Professions salaries in Maine

$50,774 $51,988 $50,902 $52,521 $53,670
$40,902 $42,204 $44,287 $45,290 $46,296
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Maine, as the number of law professionals is growing, the salaries earned by law professionals are increasing. The mean salary for law professionals in 2006 was $50,774 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $53,670 per year.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Maine

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This represents a 5% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 100% pay differential between the highest paid law professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of law in Maine.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Maine

Court Reporter
Criminal Justice
Forensic Accounting
Homeland Security
Public Administration

In Maine, law professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 12 accredited law schools in Maine is decreasing. In 2006 there were 303 law graduates from law courses in Maine and in 2010 there were 302 graduates.

This represents a 0% decrease in the number of law degree or certificate school graduates in Maine state. Most of these graduates, or 52%, earned a associate's degree in law.

Law Faculty Salaries in Maine

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