Political Science Schools In Maine

Political Science classes faculty can choose to work at one of 10 accredited political science schools in Maine. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the political science academic community in Maine, and the future trends in political science training at the political science bachelors degree level.


Schools

  1. Bates College

    2 Andrews Road, Lewiston, Maine 04240

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  2. Bowdoin College

    5700 College Station - President's Office, Brunswick, Maine 04011-8448

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  3. Colby College

    4000 Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville, Maine 04901-8840

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  4. University of Maine at Farmington

    224 Main St, Farmington, Maine 04938-9978

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  5. University of Maine

    Orono, Maine 04469

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  6. University of Maine at Presque Isle

    181 Main St, Presque Isle, Maine 04769-2888

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  7. University of New England

    11 Hills Beach Rd, Biddeford, Maine 04005-9599

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  8. Saint Joseph's College of Maine

    278 Whites Bridge Rd, Standish, Maine 04084-5236

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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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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Maine Vs. National Political Science Employment

Maine 110
National 20,400

Approximately 1% of the country's political science professionals work in Maine state.

Employment Growth for Political science professionals In Maine

No data 80 100 110 110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Political Science VS. All Professions salaries in Maine

No data $70,780 $82,680 $85,670 $85,550
$40,902 $42,204 $44,287 $45,290 $46,296
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Maine

10th percentile
$45,900
25th percentile
$58,380
50th percentile
$74,330
75th percentile
$99,270
90th percentile
$136,080

There is a 196% pay differential between the highest paid political science professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of political science in Maine.

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in Maine

Communications
$39,638
International Business
$75,463
Political Science
$85,550
Public Administration
$55,248

Political science professionals in Maine earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Political Science programs available for each degree type for all schools in Maine

associate
0
bachelor
11
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total11

The number of students graduating from the 10 accredited political science schools in Maine is increasing. In 2006 there were 251 political science graduates from political science courses in Maine and in 2010 there were 255 graduates.

Thus there was a 2% percent increase in the number of political science school degree or certificate graduates in Maine. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in political science.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Maine

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