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Sociology Schools In Maine

Maine has 9 accredited sociology schools where sociology faculty who teach sociology classes can find employment. The trends in Maine's sociology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in sociology includes sociology training at the sociology bachelors degree level.


  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. University of Maine at Farmington

    224 Main St, Farmington, Maine 04938-9978

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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. University of Southern Maine

    96 Falmouth St, Portland, Maine 04103

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Professional Trends

Maine Vs. National Sociology Employment

Maine 80
National 21,140

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

Employment Growth for Sociology professionals In Maine

70 60 70 70 80
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Maine, sociology is a growing field. In 2010 there were 10 more sociology professionals working in Maine than there were in 2006. This represents a 14% growth in the field. This growth is faster than the national trend for sociology professionals which shows a 8% increase in the number of sociology professionals working around the nation.

Sociology VS. All Professions salaries in Maine

$62,870 $72,060 $79,820 $80,370 $81,500
$40,902 $42,204 $44,287 $45,290 $46,296
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sociology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by sociology professionals is increasing in Maine. The mean salary for sociology professionals in 2006 was $62,870 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $81,500 per year.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in Maine

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Thus, sociology professionals' salaries grew by 23% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Maine state, within the field of sociology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid sociology professionals earn 234% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in Maine

Forensic Psychology
Mental Health
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

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

Educational Trends

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


As the number of sociology professionals is increasing in Maine state, the number of students graduating from the 9 accredited sociology schools in Maine state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 146 sociology graduates from sociology courses in Maine and in 2010 there were 139 graduates.

Thus there was a 5% percent decrease in the number of sociology school degree or certificate graduates in Maine. 100% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in sociology.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in Maine

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