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Psychology Schools In Maine

In Maine, there are 12 accredited schools where psychology classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Maine's psychology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in psychology includes psychology training at the following levels:


  1. Bates College

    2 Andrews Road, Lewiston, Maine 04240

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  2. Bowdoin College

    5700 College Station - President's Office, Brunswick, Maine 04011-8448

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  3. Colby College

    4000 Mayflower Hill Drive, Waterville, Maine 04901-8840

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  4. Husson University

    1 College Circle, Bangor, Maine 04401-2999

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  5. University of Maine at Farmington

    224 Main St, Farmington, Maine 04938-9978

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  6. University of Maine at Machias

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

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  7. University of Maine

    Orono, Maine 04469

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  8. University of Maine at Presque Isle

    181 Main St, Presque Isle, Maine 04769-2888

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  9. University of New England

    11 Hills Beach Rd, Biddeford, Maine 04005-9599

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  10. Saint Joseph's College of Maine

    278 Whites Bridge Rd, Standish, Maine 04084-5236

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  11. University of Southern Maine

    96 Falmouth St, Portland, Maine 04103

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  12. Thomas College

    180 W River Rd, Waterville, Maine 04901-5097

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Professional Trends

Maine Vs. National Psychology Employment

Maine 420
National 112,810

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

Employment Growth for Psychology professionals In Maine

450 410 480 440 420
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Maine, psychology is a shrinking field. In Maine, 30 less psychology professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Maine, this field has shrunk by 7% in four years. This is faster than the trend for psychology professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of psychology professionals has grown by 6% between 2006 and 2010.

Psychology VS. All Professions salaries in Maine

$61,740 $73,820 $73,545 $75,060 $72,790
$40,902 $42,204 $44,287 $45,290 $46,296
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Maine, as the number of psychology professionals is declining, the salaries earned by psychology professionals are increasing. The mean salary for psychology professionals in 2006 was $61,740 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $72,790 per year.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Maine

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Thus, there was a 15% growth in psychology professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 299% pay differential between the highest paid psychology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of psychology in Maine.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Maine

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

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

Educational Trends

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


As the number of psychology professionals is decreasing in Maine state, the number of students graduating from the 12 accredited psychology schools in Maine state is increasing. In Maine, there were 393 graduates in 2006. And there were 477 graduates from psychology courses in 2010.

This represents a 21% increase in the number of psychology degree or certificate school graduates in Maine state. Most of these graduates, or 63%, earned a bachelor's degree in psychology.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Maine

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