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2021 Highest Paid Education Graduates in Maine

397 Bachelor's Degrees
$29,080 Avg Salary
$28,868 Avg Student Debt

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Highest Paid Education Graduates in MaineOut of the 32 majors we analyze each year, education was ranked 6th in Maine. In fact, 397 were awarded in the state in 2018-2019. This means that colleges and universities in the state were responsible for awarding 0.4% of all the education bachelor's degrees in the country. Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Highest Paid Education Graduates list, to help you choose the best school for you.

This year's Highest Paid Education Graduates in Maine ranking looked at 2 colleges that offer a bachelor's in education.

The numbers used in this ranking are early career salaries, which we define to be 10 years after a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.

How Much Do Education Majors Make After Graduation?

The average education major who graduates from a school in Maine earns about $29,080 per year during the early years of their career. Unfortunately, that is 27% less than the average salary of a typical college graduate. However, graduates from the schools below may make more than this.

Nationwide, students who earn a bachelor's degree in education make more than those who graduate from schools in Maine. The national average salary is $34,031.

Average Salary for Education Graduates from Schools in Maine  29,080
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58,200
Average Salary for Education Graduates from Schools Nationwide  34,031
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58,200
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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58,200

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2021 Highest Paid Education Grads in Maine

The following colleges produce the highest paid education graduates.

Best Schools for Highly Paid Education Graduates in Maine

#1

University of Maine

Orono, ME

Our rankings recognize University of Maine as the #1 school in this year's rankings. UMaine is a fairly large public school located in the suburb of Orono.

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#1

University of New England

Biddeford, ME

University of New England comes in at #1 in this year's ranking. UNE is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit school located in the midsize suburb of Biddeford.

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University of Maine at Farmington comes in at #2 in this year's ranking. Located in the town of Farmington, UMaine Farmington is a public college with a small student population.

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The #3 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Saint Joseph's College of Maine. Saint Joseph's Maine is a small private not-for-profit school located in the rural area of Standish.

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The #4 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Southern Maine. University of Southern Maine is a medium-sized public school located in the small city of Portland.

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Best Education Colleges in the New England Region

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State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Vermont 33 235
Rhode Island 32 404
Massachusetts 32 1,818
New Hampshire 31 431
Connecticut 31 562

Education Majors to Study

Major Annual Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 238
Teacher Education Subject Specific 97
General Education 42
Special Education 20

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Majors Similar to Education

Related Major Annual Graduates
Social Sciences 822
Psychology 415
Communication & Journalism 172
History 139
Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies 134

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Notes and References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Horadrim.

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