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Biochemistry Schools In Maine

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


  1. Bates College

    2 Andrews Road, Lewiston, Maine 04240

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Bowdoin College

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

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Maine

    Orono, Maine 04469

    152 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. University of New England

    11 Hills Beach Rd, Biddeford, Maine 04005-9599

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. University of Southern Maine

    96 Falmouth St, Portland, Maine 04103

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Professional Trends

Maine Vs. National Biochemistry Employment

Maine 860
National 235,350

Of all of the biochemistry professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Maine.

Employment Growth for Biochemistry professionals In Maine

350 880 920 930 860
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Maine, biochemistry is a growing field. 510 more biochemistry professionals were working in Maine in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of biochemistry professionals has grown by 146%. This is faster than the trend for biochemistry professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of biochemistry professionals has shrunk by 4% between 2006 and 2010.

Biochemistry VS. All Professions salaries in Maine

$71,825 $40,290 $62,715 $61,875 $62,415
$40,902 $42,204 $44,287 $45,290 $46,296
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Biochemistry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Maine, as the number of biochemistry professionals is growing, the salaries earned by biochemistry professionals are decreasing. Biochemistry professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $71,825 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $62,415 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Biochemistry professionals in Maine

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This represents a 15% decline in salaries. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. In Maine state, within the field of biochemistry, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid biochemistry professionals earn 158% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Biochemistry professionals and related professions in Maine

Biomedical Engineering

In Maine, biochemistry professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of biochemistry professionals is increasing in Maine state, the number of students graduating from the 5 accredited biochemistry schools in Maine state is decreasing. In 2006, 47 students graduated from biochemistry courses in Maine. And in 2010, 41 students graduated.

Thus there was a 13% percent decrease in the number of biochemistry school degree or certificate graduates in Maine. Most of these graduates, or 71%, earned a bachelor's degree in biochemistry.

Biochemistry Faculty Salaries in Maine

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