Teaching Schools
In South Portland, Maine

There is only one teaching school in South Portland for faculty to choose from. The trends in South 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
  • Associates degree in Teaching


Professional Trends

South Portland Vs. Maine Teaching Employment

South Portland 2,480
Maine 11,350

Of the 10,050 teaching professionals employed in Maine, 2,480 work in South Portland. There has been a 50% decline in the number of teaching professionals in South Portland between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in South Portland has increased.

South 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: South Portland

Teaching VS. All professions salaries in South 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 South Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in South Portland

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

Salary percentiles for Teaching professionals in South Portland

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South Portland teaching professionals earn a median yearly salary of $55,488. 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 South Portland

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Educational Leadership

Teaching professional salaries in South Portland are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Teaching schools in South Portland


Many of South Portland's teaching professionals are graduates of the only accredited teaching school in the city.

Teaching Programs Offered In South Portland


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in teaching offered by South Portland's teaching schools.

Student Completed Teaching Degrees In South Portland


In 2010 approximately 21 students graduated from teaching courses.

Teaching Faculty Salaries in South Portland, Maine

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