Public Health Schools In Maine

In Maine, there are 4 accredited schools where public health classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the public health academic community in Maine, and the future trends in public health training at the following levels:

  • Public Health Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Public Health
  • Masters degree in Public Health


  1. University of Maine at Farmington

    224 Main St, Farmington, Maine 04938-9978

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  2. University of New England

    11 Hills Beach Rd, Biddeford, Maine 04005-9599

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  3. Saint Joseph's College of Maine

    278 Whites Bridge Rd, Standish, Maine 04084-5236

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  4. University of Southern Maine

    96 Falmouth St, Portland, Maine 04103

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Professional Trends

Maine Vs. National Public Health Employment

Maine 2,650
National 484,220

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

Employment Growth for Public health professionals In Maine

2,560 2,750 2,580 2,670 2,650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Maine, the field of public health is growing. In 2010 there were 90 more public health professionals working in Maine than there were in 2006. This represents a 4% growth in the field. This growth is slower than the change in the number of public health professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of public health professionals has grown by 19% from 2006 to 2010.

Public Health VS. All Professions salaries in Maine

$51,000 $53,637 $55,750 $56,063 $56,097
$40,902 $42,204 $44,287 $45,290 $46,296
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Health
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Maine, as the number of public health professionals is growing, the salaries earned by public health professionals are increasing. The mean salary for public health professionals in 2006 was $51,000 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $56,097 per year.

Salary percentiles for Public health professionals in Maine

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Thus, public health professionals' salaries grew by 9% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 124% pay differential between the highest paid public health professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of public health in Maine.

Average Salaries for Public health professionals and related professions in Maine

Emergency Management
Health Science
Healthcare Administration
Healthcare Management
Political Science
Public Administration
Public Health
Social Work

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

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited public health schools in Maine is decreasing. In Maine, there were 119 graduates in 2006. And there were 76 graduates from public health courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 36% percent decrease in the number of public health school degree or certificate graduates in Maine. 40% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in public health.

Public Health Faculty Salaries in Maine

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