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Criminal Justice Schools In Maine

Criminal Justice classes faculty can choose to work at one of 10 accredited criminal justice schools in Maine. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of criminal justice and criminal justice training in Maine, which includes criminal justice training at the following levels:


  1. Kaplan University-Maine Campus

    265 Western Ave, S Portland, Maine 04106-2415

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  2. Beal College

    99 Farm Road, Bangor, Maine 04401

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  3. Central Maine Community College

    1250 Turner Street, Auburn, Maine 04210-6498

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  4. Husson University

    1 College Circle, Bangor, Maine 04401-2999

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  5. University of Maine at Augusta

    46 University Dr, Augusta, Maine 04330-9410

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  6. University of Maine at Presque Isle

    181 Main St, Presque Isle, Maine 04769-2888

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  7. Saint Joseph's College of Maine

    278 Whites Bridge Rd, Standish, Maine 04084-5236

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  8. Southern Maine Community College

    2 Fort Road, South Portland, Maine 04106-1698

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  9. Thomas College

    180 W River Rd, Waterville, Maine 04901-5097

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  10. York County Community College

    112 College Drive, Wells, Maine 04090

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Professional Trends

Maine Vs. National Criminal Justice Employment

Maine 5,160
National 1,897,220

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

Employment Growth for Criminal justice professionals In Maine

4,640 5,020 5,140 5,230 5,120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Criminal Justice is a growing field in Maine. 480 more criminal justice professionals were working in Maine in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 10% growth in the field. This is faster than the trend for criminal justice professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of criminal justice professionals has grown by 2% between 2006 and 2010.

Criminal Justice VS. All Professions salaries in Maine

$36,733 $36,683 $38,777 $39,280 $39,753
$40,902 $42,204 $44,287 $45,290 $46,296
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminal Justice
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of criminal justice professionals is growing, the salaries paid to criminal justice professionals are increasing in Maine. In 2006 criminal justice professionals made a mean salary of $36,733 per year, and in 2010 they made $39,753 per year.

Salary percentiles for Criminal justice professionals in Maine

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Thus, criminal justice professionals' salaries grew by 8% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of criminal justice, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid criminal justice professionals earning 99% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Maine state.

Average Salaries for Criminal justice professionals and related professions in Maine

Criminal Justice
Homeland Security

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

Educational Trends

Criminal Justice programs available for each degree type for all schools in Maine


The number of students graduating from the 10 accredited criminal justice schools in Maine is increasing. In 2006 there were 154 criminal justice graduates from criminal justice courses in Maine and in 2010 there were 179 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of criminal justice school degree or certificate graduates in Maine by 16%. A majority of these graduates, or 60%, graduated with a associate's degree in criminal justice.

Criminal Justice Faculty Salaries in Maine

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