Bookkeeping in Maine

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Schools Offering Bookkeeping Programs in Maine


Around 0.1% of Maine's graduates graduate from bookkeeping certificate programs every year. That means an estimated 20 bookkeeping clerks graduate from Maine's 3 bookkeeping schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Maine with a bookkeeping program is Northern Maine Community College, which is located in Presque Isle. In 2010, it was ranked 75th nationwide. 2 students graduated with a certificate in bookkeeping from Northern Maine Community College in 2010. Northern Maine Community College charged in-state students $3,223 in tuition fees per year.

Kennebec Valley Community College, which is located in Fairfield, is the second-ranked school in Maine that has a bookkeeping program. It received a ranking of 84th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Kennebec Valley Community College graduated 8 students from its bookkeeping program. Kennebec Valley Community College charged in-state students $3,124 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Maine with a bookkeeping program is Central Maine Community College, which is located in Auburn. In 2010, it was ranked 85th nationwide. 10 students graduated with certificate in bookkeeping from Central Maine Community College in 2010. Central Maine Community College charged in-state students $3,510 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Bookkeeping schools in Maine, charge students an average tuition of $3,286 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $3,510 per year, or as little as $3,124 per year. The Maine bookkeeping schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Central Maine Community College - located in Auburn, students are charged $3,510 per year
  2. Northern Maine Community College - located in Presque Isle, students are charged $3,223 per year
  3. Kennebec Valley Community College - located in Fairfield, students are charged $3,124 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Maine bookkeeping schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Kennebec Valley Community College - located in Fairfield, students are charged $3,124 per year
  2. Northern Maine Community College - located in Presque Isle, students are charged $3,223 per year
  3. Central Maine Community College - located in Auburn, students are charged $3,510 per year

A bookkeeping certificate from a Maine school... what next?

The highest percentage of bookkeeping graduates in Maine pursue careers as a bookkeeping clerk. 7,690 bookkeeping clerks were working in Maine in 2010. The Maine counties with the largest populations of bookkeeping clerks are:

  1. Cumberland County - 4,520 bookkeeping clerks
  2. Aroostook County - 1,460 bookkeeping clerks
  3. Androscoggin County - 1,030 bookkeeping clerks

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of bookkeeping clerks in Maine will grow by 1%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 8,130 bookkeeping clerks working in Maine.

Salary

A bookkeeping clerk in Maine earns $32,660 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. bookkeeping clerks in Maine had varying salaries from $20,030 to $54,800 per year in 2010. The following counties in Maine have the highest average salaries for bookkeeping clerks:

  1. Cumberland County - $33,725 per year
  2. Aroostook County - $32,310 per year
  3. Penobscot County - $31,570 per year

A bookkeeping clerk in the following counties in Maine make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Androscoggin County - $28,810 per year
  2. Penobscot County - $31,570 per year
  3. Aroostook County - $32,310 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Maine statistics regarding a career in bookkeeping and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as small business or finance.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Bookkeeping in Maine

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,253 miles from location Central Maine Community College Auburn ME 15.4242 n/a 2,720
5,231 miles from location Kennebec Valley Community College Fairfield ME 15.6908 n/a 2,298
5,197 miles from location Northern Maine Community College Presque Isle ME 24.9341 90% 1,129
 

Curious what studying Bookkeeping gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Maine

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks + 7,690 $32,660 -3.8%
2
Billing and Posting Clerks + 2,250 $31,680 -3.8%
 

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