Teaching Schools
In Portland, Maine

There are 3 teaching schools in Portland for faculty to choose from. The trends in Portland's teaching academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes teaching training at the following levels:

  • Teaching Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Teaching
  • Masters degree in Teaching


Professional Trends

Portland Vs. Maine Teaching Employment

Portland 2,480
Maine 11,350

Exactly 2,480 of the 10,050 teaching professionals employed in Maine, work in Portland. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of teaching professionals in Portland has shrunk by 50%. Overall employment in Portland has increased.

Portland Vs. Maine Teaching employment growth

17,960 18,490 19,210 18,800 10,050
4,950 4,940 4,690 4,800 2,480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Maine
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Teaching VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$48,073 $52,727 $54,733 $57,089 $57,334
$38,320 $39,800 $40,830 $41,620 $42,670
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Teaching in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

As the number of teaching professionals in Portland has shrunk, salaries for teaching professionals have increased. In 2010 teaching professionals in Portland reportedly earned an average salary of $57,334 per year. The average salary for teaching professionals in Portland was $48,073 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Portland.

Salary percentiles for Teaching professionals in Portland

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Teaching professionals make a median salary of $55,488 per year in Portland. The 10% of teaching professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $37,137 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $82,272 per year.

Average Salaries for Teaching professionals and related professions in Portland

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Educational Leadership

On average teaching professional salaries in Portland are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Teaching schools in Portland


There are 3 accredited teaching schools in the city. Many of Portland's teaching professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Teaching Programs Offered In Portland


Portland's teaching schools offer 14 teaching degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Teaching Degrees In Portland


Approximately 178 students graduated from teaching courses in 2010.

Teaching Faculty Salaries in Portland, Maine

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