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Mechanical Engineering Schools In Maine

Mechanical Engineering classes faculty can choose to work at one of 3 accredited mechanical engineering schools in Maine. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the mechanical engineering academic community in Maine, and the future trends in mechanical engineering training at the following levels:


  1. Central Maine Community College

    1250 Turner Street, Auburn, Maine 04210-6498

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

    Orono, Maine 04469

    152 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Southern Maine

    96 Falmouth St, Portland, Maine 04103

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Maine Vs. National Mechanical Engineering Employment

Maine 2,840
National 549,180

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

Employment Growth for Mechanical engineering professionals In Maine

1,570 2,330 2,470 2,820 2,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Maine, mechanical engineering is a growing field. There were 1,270 more mechanical engineering professionals working in Maine in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of mechanical engineering has grown by 81% in Maine. This growth is faster than the national trend for mechanical engineering professionals which shows a 4% decrease in the number of mechanical engineering professionals working around the nation.

Mechanical Engineering VS. All Professions salaries in Maine

$62,930 $61,994 $64,674 $68,322 $69,276
$40,902 $42,204 $44,287 $45,290 $46,296
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Mechanical Engineering
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by mechanical engineering professionals is increasing in Maine. The mean salary for mechanical engineering professionals in 2006 was $62,930 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $69,276 per year.

Salary percentiles for Mechanical engineering professionals in Maine

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This represents a growth in salaries of 9%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Maine, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of mechanical engineering. The pay differential between the highest paid mechanical engineering professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 105%

Average Salaries for Mechanical engineering professionals and related professions in Maine

Civil Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Industrial Design
Mechanical Engineering

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

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited mechanical engineering schools in Maine is increasing. In Maine, there were 85 graduates in 2006. And there were 92 graduates from mechanical engineering courses in 2010.

This represents a 8% increase in the number of mechanical engineering degree or certificate school graduates in Maine state. Most of these graduates, or 43%, earned an bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering.

Mechanical Engineering Faculty Salaries in Maine

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