Nursing Schools
In Portland, Maine

In Portland, there is only one nursing school where nursing faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the nursing academic community in Portland, and the future trends. Academia in nursing includes nursing training at the following levels:


Statistics

Professional Trends

Portland Vs. Maine Nursing Employment

Portland 8,780
Maine 28,330

Of the 28,330 nursing professionals employed in Maine, 8,780 work in Portland. The number of nursing professionals in Portland has grown by 11% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of nursing professionals in Portland has increased, overall employment in Portland has also increased.

Portland Vs. Maine Nursing employment growth

26,690 27,040 27,070 28,270 28,330
7,900 7,630 8,180 8,570 8,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Maine
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$65,634 $67,160 $71,870 $59,528 $55,818
$38,320 $39,800 $40,830 $41,620 $42,670
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

Salaries for nursing professionals in Portland have decreased. In 2010 nursing professionals in Portland reportedly earned an average salary of $55,818 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, nursing professionals in Portland made an average salary of $65,634 per year. The decline in the salary of nursing professionals in Portland is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Portland

10th percentile
$38,308
25th percentile
$45,120
50th percentile
$52,480
75th percentile
$62,318
90th percentile
$78,585

Portland nursing professionals earn a median yearly salary of $52,480. The difference in pay between the nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 105%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $38,308 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $78,585 per year.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Portland

Nursing
$55,818
BSN
$59,530
RN to BSN
$59,530
Gerontology
$60,353
Forensic Nursing
$93,720

On average nursing professional salaries in Portland are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Nursing schools in Portland

1

There is only one accredited nursing school in the city. Many of Portland's nursing professionals are graduates of this school.

Nursing Programs Offered In Portland

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
4
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total7

There are a total of 7 degree and certificate programs in nursing offered by Portland's nursing schools.

Student Completed Nursing Degrees In Portland

associate
0
bachelor
165
master
38
doctor
0
Certificate
3
Total206

In 2010 approximately 206 students graduated from nursing courses.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Portland, Maine

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