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Computer Science Schools In Maine

There are 6 accredited computer science schools in Maine for faculty who teach computer science classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of computer science and computer science training in Maine, which includes computer science training at the following levels:


  1. Bowdoin College

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

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

    4000 Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville, Maine 04901-8840

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

    224 Main St, Farmington, Maine 04938-9978

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

    Orono, Maine 04469

    152 U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. University of Southern Maine

    96 Falmouth St, Portland, Maine 04103

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Thomas College

    180 W River Rd, Waterville, Maine 04901-5097

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Maine Vs. National Computer Science Employment

Maine 5,050
National 1,479,220

Approximately 0% of the country's computer science professionals work in Maine state.

Employment Growth for Computer science professionals In Maine

4,770 4,540 4,690 4,840 1,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of computer science professionals is shrinking in Maine. In Maine, 3,480 less computer science professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of computer science has shrunk by 73% in Maine. This decline is faster than the national trend for computer science professionals which shows a 71% decrease in the number of computer science professionals working around the nation.

Computer Science VS. All Professions salaries in Maine

$54,440 $58,940 $60,798 $60,894 $68,533
$40,902 $42,204 $44,287 $45,290 $46,296
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Maine, as the number of computer science professionals is declining, the salaries earned by computer science professionals are increasing. In 2006 computer science professionals made a mean salary of $54,440 per year, and in 2010 they made $68,533 per year.

Salary percentiles for Computer science professionals in Maine

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Thus, there was a 21% growth in computer science professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 161% pay differential between the highest paid computer science professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of computer science in Maine.

Average Salaries for Computer science professionals and related professions in Maine

Computer Engineering
Computer Forensics
Computer Programming
Computer Science
Information Systems
Information Technology

In Maine, computer science professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 6 accredited computer science schools in Maine is increasing. In 2006 there were 50 computer science graduates from computer science courses in Maine and in 2010 there were 53 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of computer science school degree or certificate graduates in Maine by 6%. 70% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in computer science.

Computer Science Faculty Salaries in Maine

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