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Speech Therapy Schools In Maine

There is only one accredited speech therapy school in Maine for faculty who teach speech therapy classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in speech therapy in the state of Maine, which encompasses speech therapy training at the following levels:


  1. University of Maine

    Orono, Maine 04469

    152 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Maine Vs. National Speech Therapy Employment

Maine 1,350
National 322,680

Of all of the speech therapy professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Maine.

Employment Growth for Speech therapy professionals In Maine

1,210 1,270 1,200 1,160 620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Maine, speech therapy is a shrinking field. 590 less speech therapy professionals were working in Maine in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of speech therapy professionals has shrunk by 49%. This decline is slower than the change in the number of speech therapy professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of speech therapy professionals has shrunk by 62% from 2006 to 2010.

Speech Therapy VS. All Professions salaries in Maine

$37,250 $37,690 $44,077 $41,540 $59,170
$40,902 $42,204 $44,287 $45,290 $46,296
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Speech Therapy
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of speech therapy professionals is declining, the salaries paid to speech therapy professionals are increasing in Maine. The mean salary for speech therapy professionals in 2006 was $37,250 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $59,170 per year.

Salary percentiles for Speech therapy professionals in Maine

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Thus, speech therapy professionals' salaries grew by 37% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Maine, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of speech therapy. The pay differential between the highest paid speech therapy professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 108%

Average Salaries for Speech therapy professionals and related professions in Maine

Speech Therapy

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

Educational Trends

Speech Therapy programs available for each degree type for all schools in Maine


As the number of speech therapy professionals is decreasing in Maine state, the number of students graduating from the only accredited speech therapy school in Maine state is increasing. In 2006, 28 students graduated from speech therapy courses in Maine. And in 2010, 39 students graduated.

Thus there was a 39% percent increase in the number of speech therapy school degree or certificate graduates in Maine. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in speech therapy.

Speech Therapy Faculty Salaries in Maine

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