Small Business Schools In Maine

Small Business classes faculty can choose to work at one of 5 accredited small business schools in Maine. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in small business in the state of Maine, which encompasses small business training at the following levels:

  • Small Business Certificate
  • Associates degree in Small Business
  • Bachelors degree in Small Business


  1. Eastern Maine Community College

    354 Hogan Rd, Bangor, Maine 04401

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  2. Husson University

    1 College Circle, Bangor, Maine 04401-2999

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  3. University of Maine at Machias

    116 O'Brien Ave, Machias, Maine 04654-1397

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  4. Southern Maine Community College

    2 Fort Road, South Portland, Maine 04106-1698

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  5. Washington County Community College

    One College Drive, Calais, Maine 04619

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Professional Trends

Maine Vs. National Small Business Employment

Maine 9,960
National 1,708,080

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

Employment Growth for Small business professionals In Maine

9,450 8,490 8,240 8,890 9,960
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Maine, the field of small business is growing. 510 more small business professionals were working in Maine in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Maine, this field has grown by 5% in four years. This is faster than the trend for small business professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of small business professionals has grown by 3% between 2006 and 2010.

Small Business VS. All Professions salaries in Maine

$83,830 $89,670 $91,660 $90,060 $85,280
$40,902 $42,204 $44,287 $45,290 $46,296
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Small Business
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by small business professionals is increasing in Maine. The mean salary for small business professionals in 2006 was $83,830 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $85,280 per year.

Salary percentiles for Small business professionals in Maine

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25th percentile
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This represents a growth in salaries of 2%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 302% pay differential between the highest paid small business professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of small business in Maine.

Average Salaries for Small business professionals and related professions in Maine

Business Administration
Business Management
Forensic Accounting
Human Resources
International Business
Project Management
Property Management
Restaurant Management
Risk Management
Small Business

Small business professionals in Maine earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Small Business programs available for each degree type for all schools in Maine


The number of students graduating from the 5 accredited small business schools in Maine is increasing. In 2006 there were 2 small business graduates from small business courses in Maine and in 2010 there were 11 graduates.

This represents a 450% increase in the number of small business degree or certificate school graduates in Maine state. Most of these graduates, or 57%, earned an undergraduate certificate in small business.

Small Business Faculty Salaries in Maine

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