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Hospitality Schools In Maine

There are 3 accredited hospitality schools in Maine for faculty who teach hospitality classes to choose from. The trends in Maine's hospitality academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in hospitality includes hospitality training at the following levels:


  1. Kaplan University-Maine Campus

    265 Western Ave, S Portland, Maine 04106-2415

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Beal College

    99 Farm Road, Bangor, Maine 04401

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Thomas College

    180 W River Rd, Waterville, Maine 04901-5097

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Maine Vs. National Hospitality Employment

Maine 10,700
National 2,293,800

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

Employment Growth for Hospitality professionals In Maine

11,530 11,030 10,680 10,800 10,700
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Maine, hospitality is a shrinking field. In Maine, 830 less hospitality professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of hospitality professionals has shrunk by 7%. This is faster than the trend for hospitality professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of hospitality professionals has shrunk by 1% between 2006 and 2010.

Hospitality VS. All Professions salaries in Maine

$30,956 $31,757 $34,871 $34,531 $34,876
$40,902 $42,204 $44,287 $45,290 $46,296
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Hospitality
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to hospitality professionals are growing in Maine. The mean salary for hospitality professionals in 2006 was $30,956 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $34,876 per year.

Salary percentiles for Hospitality professionals in Maine

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Thus, there was a 11% growth in hospitality professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 121% pay differential between the highest paid hospitality professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of hospitality in Maine.

Average Salaries for Hospitality professionals and related professions in Maine

Hotel Management

In Maine, hospitality professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited hospitality schools in Maine is decreasing. In Maine, there were 23 graduates in 2006. And there were 2 graduates from hospitality courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of hospitality school degree or certificate graduates in Maine by 91%. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with a associate's degree in hospitality.

Hospitality Faculty Salaries in Maine

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