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Elementary Education Schools In Maine

In Maine, there are 9 accredited schools where elementary education classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Maine's elementary education academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in elementary education includes elementary education training at the following levels:


  1. Husson University

    1 College Circle, Bangor, Maine 04401-2999

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  2. University of Maine at Farmington

    224 Main St, Farmington, Maine 04938-9978

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  3. University of Maine at Fort Kent

    23 University Drive, Fort Kent, Maine 04743-1292

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  4. University of Maine at Machias

    116 O'Brien Ave, Machias, Maine 04654-1397

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  5. University of Maine

    Orono, Maine 04469

    152 U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. University of Maine at Presque Isle

    181 Main St, Presque Isle, Maine 04769-2888

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  7. University of New England

    11 Hills Beach Rd, Biddeford, Maine 04005-9599

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  8. Saint Joseph's College of Maine

    278 Whites Bridge Rd, Standish, Maine 04084-5236

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  9. Thomas College

    180 W River Rd, Waterville, Maine 04901-5097

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Professional Trends

Maine Vs. National Elementary Education Employment

Maine 3,890
National 2,108,120

Approximately 0% of the country's elementary education professionals work in Maine state.

Employment Growth for Elementary education professionals In Maine

11,100 11,190 11,100 11,040 3,890
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Elementary Education is a shrinking field in Maine. 7,210 less elementary education professionals were working in Maine in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of elementary education has shrunk by 65% in Maine. This is faster than the trend for elementary education professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of elementary education professionals has shrunk by 0% between 2006 and 2010.

Elementary Education VS. All Professions salaries in Maine

$46,713 $48,963 $50,360 $50,792 $51,918
$40,902 $42,204 $44,287 $45,290 $46,296
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Elementary Education
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Maine, as the number of elementary education professionals is declining, the salaries earned by elementary education professionals are increasing. The mean salary for elementary education professionals in 2006 was $46,713 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $51,918 per year.

Salary percentiles for Elementary education professionals in Maine

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This represents a 10% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of elementary education, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid elementary education professionals earning 93% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Maine state.

Average Salaries for Elementary education professionals and related professions in Maine

Early Childhood Education
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education
Special Education
Visual Communications

Elementary education professionals in Maine earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Elementary Education programs available for each degree type for all schools in Maine


As the number of elementary education professionals is decreasing in Maine state, the number of students graduating from the 9 accredited elementary education schools in Maine state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 373 elementary education graduates from elementary education courses in Maine and in 2010 there were 298 graduates.

This represents a 20% decrease in the number of elementary education degree or certificate school graduates in Maine state. Most of these graduates, or 82%, earned a bachelor's degree in elementary education.

Elementary Education Faculty Salaries in Maine

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