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Counseling Schools In Maine

In Maine, there are 6 accredited schools where counseling classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in counseling in the state of Maine, which encompasses counseling training at the following levels:


  1. Husson University

    1 College Circle, Bangor, Maine 04401-2999

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

    Orono, Maine 04469

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

    11 Hills Beach Rd, Biddeford, Maine 04005-9599

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Saint Joseph's College of Maine

    278 Whites Bridge Rd, Standish, Maine 04084-5236

    N/A 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. Intercoast Career Institute

    207 Gannett Dr, South Portland, Maine 04106

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Maine Vs. National Counseling Employment

Maine 3,050
National 653,240

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

Employment Growth for Counseling professionals In Maine

3,390 2,870 2,850 2,810 2,900
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Maine, the field of counseling is shrinking. In Maine, 490 less counseling professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Maine, this field has shrunk by 14% in four years. This decline is faster than the change in the number of counseling professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of counseling professionals has shrunk by 2% from 2006 to 2010.

Counseling VS. All Professions salaries in Maine

$37,476 $49,666 $51,643 $50,990 $48,282
$40,902 $42,204 $44,287 $45,290 $46,296
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Maine, as the number of counseling professionals is declining, the salaries earned by counseling professionals are increasing. Counseling professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $37,476 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $48,282 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Maine

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Thus, there was a 22% growth in counseling professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Maine state, within the field of counseling, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid counseling professionals earn 158% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Maine

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

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

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 6 accredited counseling schools in Maine is increasing. In 2006, 88 students graduated from counseling courses in Maine. And in 2010, 136 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of counseling school degree or certificate graduates in Maine by 55%. A majority of these graduates, or 45%, graduated with a master's degree in counseling.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Maine

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