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Criminology Schools In Maine

Maine has is only one accredited criminology school where criminology faculty who teach criminology classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the criminology academic community in Maine, and the future trends in criminology training at the criminology bachelors degree level.


  1. University of Southern Maine

    96 Falmouth St, Portland, Maine 04103

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Maine Vs. National Criminology Employment

Maine 1,020
National 204,250

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

Employment Growth for Criminology professionals In Maine

390 450 800 950 1,020
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of criminology professionals is growing in Maine. There were 630 more criminology professionals working in Maine in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Maine, this field has grown by 162% in four years. This growth is faster than the national trend for criminology professionals which shows a 6% increase in the number of criminology professionals working around the nation.

Criminology VS. All Professions salaries in Maine

$52,390 $54,320 $47,290 $46,400 $50,675
$40,902 $42,204 $44,287 $45,290 $46,296
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Criminology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of criminology professionals is growing, the salaries paid to criminology professionals are decreasing in Maine. In 2006 criminology professionals made a mean salary of $52,390 per year, and in 2010 they made $50,675 per year.

Salary percentiles for Criminology professionals in Maine

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This represents a 3% decline in salaries. This decline is quite different from state trends for all professionals. There is a 102% pay differential between the highest paid criminology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of criminology in Maine.

Average Salaries for Criminology professionals and related professions in Maine

Criminal Justice
Mental Health

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

Educational Trends

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


As the number of criminology professionals is increasing in Maine state, the number of students graduating from the only accredited criminology school in Maine state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 45 criminology graduates from criminology courses in Maine and in 2010 there were 30 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of criminology school degree or certificate graduates in Maine by 33%. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in criminology.

Criminology Faculty Salaries in Maine

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