Paralegal Schools In Maine

In Maine, there are 2 accredited schools where paralegal classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in paralegal in the state of Maine, which encompasses paralegal training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Paralegal
  • Bachelors degree in Paralegal


Schools

  1. Kaplan University-Maine Campus

    265 Western Ave, S Portland, Maine 04106-2415

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  2. Husson University

    1 College Circle, Bangor, Maine 04401-2999

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Maine Vs. National Paralegal Employment

Maine 1,870
National 476,640

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

Employment Growth for Paralegals In Maine

2,220 2,310 2,220 2,040 1,870
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Maine, the field of paralegal is shrinking. In 2010 there were 350 less paralegals working in Maine than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of paralegal has shrunk by 16% in Maine. This is faster than the trend for paralegals around the US. Nationally, the number of paralegals has shrunk by 4% between 2006 and 2010.

Paralegal VS. All Professions salaries in Maine

$37,655 $37,720 $38,385 $38,675 $40,110
$40,902 $42,204 $44,287 $45,290 $46,296
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Paralegal
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of paralegals is declining, the salaries paid to paralegals are increasing in Maine. The mean salary for paralegals in 2006 was $37,655 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $40,110 per year.

Salary percentiles for Paralegals in Maine

10th percentile
$27,110
25th percentile
$32,190
50th percentile
$39,895
75th percentile
$47,240
90th percentile
$53,310

This represents a growth in salaries of 6%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Maine state, within the field of paralegal, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid paralegals earn 97% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Paralegals and related professions in Maine

Court Reporter
$80,110
Criminal Justice
$42,257
Homeland Security
$39,260
Law
$53,670
Paralegal
$40,110

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
2
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total4

The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited paralegal schools in Maine is decreasing. In 2006, 44 students graduated from paralegal courses in Maine. And in 2010, 13 students graduated.

Thus there was a 70% percent decrease in the number of paralegal school degree or certificate graduates in Maine. 50% of these graduates received a associate's degree in paralegal.

Paralegal Faculty Salaries in Maine

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