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Engineering Schools In Maine

Engineering classes faculty can choose to work at one of 5 accredited engineering schools in Maine. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of engineering and engineering training in Maine, which includes engineering training at the following levels:


  1. Bates College

    2 Andrews Road, Lewiston, Maine 04240

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Landing School of Boat Building and Design

    286 River Rd, Arundel, Maine 04046

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

    Orono, Maine 04469

    152 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Maine Maritime Academy

    C3, Castine, Maine 04420-0001

    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



Professional Trends

Maine Vs. National Engineering Employment

Maine 5,490
National 1,704,460

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

Employment Growth for Engineering professionals In Maine

5,060 5,240 5,410 5,600 4,990
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Maine, engineering is a shrinking field. 70 less engineering professionals were working in Maine in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 1% decline in the field. This is slower than the trend for engineering professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of engineering professionals has shrunk by 23% between 2006 and 2010.

Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in Maine

$59,228 $64,187 $66,883 $69,024 $68,622
$40,902 $42,204 $44,287 $45,290 $46,296
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of engineering professionals is declining, the salaries paid to engineering professionals are increasing in Maine. Engineering professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $59,228 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $68,622 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Maine

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Thus, engineering professionals' salaries grew by 14% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Maine state, within the field of engineering, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid engineering professionals earn 116% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Maine

Biomedical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Software Engineering

In Maine, engineering professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


As the number of engineering professionals is decreasing in Maine state, the number of students graduating from the 5 accredited engineering schools in Maine state is decreasing. In Maine, there were 395 graduates in 2006. And there were 277 graduates from engineering courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 30% percent decrease in the number of engineering school degree or certificate graduates in Maine. 46% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in engineering.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Maine

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