Mental Health Schools In Maine

Maine has is only one accredited mental health school where mental health faculty who teach mental health classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of mental health and mental health training in Maine, which includes mental health training at the mental health certificate level.


  1. Kennebec Valley Community College

    92 Western Ave, Fairfield, Maine 04937-1367

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Maine Vs. National Mental Health Employment

Maine 4,720
National 445,580

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

Employment Growth for Mental health professionals In Maine

3,610 3,590 3,390 3,690 4,720
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Maine, mental health is a growing field. In 2010 there were 1,110 more mental health professionals working in Maine than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of mental health has grown by 31% in Maine. This growth is faster than the change in the number of mental health professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of mental health professionals has grown by 12% from 2006 to 2010.

Mental Health VS. All Professions salaries in Maine

$34,694 $35,840 $38,698 $39,602 $37,960
$40,902 $42,204 $44,287 $45,290 $46,296
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mental Health
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to mental health professionals are growing in Maine. In 2006 mental health professionals made a mean salary of $34,694 per year, and in 2010 they made $37,960 per year.

Salary percentiles for Mental health professionals in Maine

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Thus, mental health professionals' salaries grew by 9% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Maine state, within the field of mental health, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid mental health professionals earn 130% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Mental health professionals and related professions in Maine

Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
Mental Health
School Psychology
Social Work
Sports Psychology

In Maine, mental health professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the only accredited mental health school in Maine is decreasing.

This represents a 100% decrease in the number of mental health degree or certificate school graduates in Maine state. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned an undergraduate certificate in mental health.

Mental Health Faculty Salaries in Maine

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