Nursing Schools In Maine

Maine has 13 accredited nursing schools where nursing faculty who teach nursing classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of nursing and nursing training in Maine, which includes nursing training at the following levels:


Schools

  1. Central Maine Medical Center College of Nursing and Health Professions

    70 Middle Street, Lewiston, Maine 04240

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  2. Central Maine Community College

    1250 Turner Street, Auburn, Maine 04210-6498

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  3. Eastern Maine Community College

    354 Hogan Rd, Bangor, Maine 04401

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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 Maine at Augusta

    46 University Dr, Augusta, Maine 04330-9410

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  7. University of Maine at Fort Kent

    23 University Drive, Fort Kent, Maine 04743-1292

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  8. University of Maine

    Orono, Maine 04469

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  9. University of New England

    11 Hills Beach Rd, Biddeford, Maine 04005-9599

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  10. Northern Maine Community College

    33 Edgemont Dr, Presque Isle, Maine 04769-2016

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  11. Saint Joseph's College of Maine

    278 Whites Bridge Rd, Standish, Maine 04084-5236

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  12. Southern Maine Community College

    2 Fort Road, South Portland, Maine 04106-1698

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  13. University of Southern Maine

    96 Falmouth St, Portland, Maine 04103

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Maine Vs. National Nursing Employment

Maine 28,330
National 5,150,780

Of all of the nursing professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Maine state.

Employment Growth for Nursing professionals In Maine

26,690 27,040 27,070 28,270 28,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of nursing professionals is growing in Maine. In 2010 there were 1,640 more nursing professionals working in Maine than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of nursing has grown by 6% in Maine. This growth is slower than the national trend for nursing professionals which shows a 7% increase in the number of nursing professionals working around the nation.

Nursing VS. All Professions salaries in Maine

$55,598 $56,142 $58,772 $53,602 $53,412
$40,902 $42,204 $44,287 $45,290 $46,296
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Maine, as the number of nursing professionals is growing, the salaries earned by nursing professionals are decreasing. The mean salary for nursing professionals in 2006 was $55,598 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $53,412 per year.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Maine

10th percentile
$33,626
25th percentile
$42,070
50th percentile
$51,058
75th percentile
$61,620
90th percentile
$73,868

Thus, there was a 4% decline in nursing professionals' salaries. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. In Maine state, within the field of nursing, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid nursing professionals earn 120% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Maine

BSN
$64,650
Forensic Nursing
$69,320
Gerontology
$69,422
Nursing
$53,412
RN to BSN
$64,650

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
8
bachelor
6
master
10
doctor
0
Certificate
9
Total33

The number of students graduating from the 13 accredited nursing schools in Maine is increasing. In Maine, there were 94 graduates in 2006. And there were 929 graduates from nursing courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 888% percent increase in the number of nursing school degree or certificate graduates in Maine. 30% of these graduates received a master's degree in nursing.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Maine

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