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Schools Offering Electrician Training Programs in Maine


Each year, approximately 0.3% of Maine graduates receive certificates in electrician training. That means an estimated 82 electricians graduate from Maine's 5 electrician schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Maine with a electrician program is Washington County Community College, which is located in Calais. In 2010, it was ranked 74th nationwide. In 2010, Washington County Community College graduated 2 students from its electrician program. Students at Washington County Community College paid $3,514 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Maine that has a electrician program is Northern Maine Community College. Northern Maine Community College, which was ranked 75th in the country in 2010, is located in Presque Isle. 17 students graduated with certificate in electrician from Northern Maine Community College in 2010. Students at Northern Maine Community College paid $3,223 per year in tuition fees.

Eastern Maine Community College, which was ranked 75th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Maine that has a electrician program. It is located in Bangor. In 2010, 11 students graduated from Eastern Maine Community College electrician program. Students at Eastern Maine Community College paid $3,207 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Maine electrician school, average tuition will be $3,293 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $3,124 per year to $3,514 per year. In 2010, the electrician schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Maine were:

  1. Washington County Community College - located in Calais, students are charged $3,514 per year
  2. Southern Maine Community College - located in South Portland, students are charged $3,395 per year
  3. Northern Maine Community College - located in Presque Isle, students are charged $3,223 per year

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

  1. Kennebec Valley Community College - located in Fairfield, students are charged $3,124 per year
  2. Eastern Maine Community College - located in Bangor, students are charged $3,207 per year
  3. Northern Maine Community College - located in Presque Isle, students are charged $3,223 per year

An electrician certificate from a Maine school... what next?

A large number of Maine electrician graduates become electricians. Maine had 2,570 electricians in 2010. The Maine counties with the largest populations of electricians are:

  1. Cumberland County - 1,770 electricians
  2. Aroostook County - 260 electricians
  3. Penobscot County - 190 electricians

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of electricians in Maine will shrink by -5%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 3,320 electricians working in Maine.

Salary

On average, electricians earn $45,150 per year. But, salaries for electricians can vary. In 2010, electricians made as little as less than $29,530 per year or as much as more than $71,530 per year in Maine. On average an electrician earns the most in the following Maine counties:

  1. Aroostook County - $49,270 per year
  2. Penobscot County - $46,960 per year
  3. Androscoggin County - $45,880 per year

An electrician in the following counties in Maine make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Cumberland County - $44,330 per year
  2. Androscoggin County - $45,880 per year
  3. Penobscot County - $46,960 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Maine statistics regarding a career in electrician training and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as automotive or HVAC.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Electrician Training in Maine
  • Certificate in Electrician Training in Maine

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,245 miles from location Southern Maine Community College South Portland ME 18.7675 60% 6,261
5,231 miles from location Kennebec Valley Community College Fairfield ME 15.6908 n/a 2,298
5,194 miles from location Eastern Maine Community College Bangor ME 24.2105 100% 2,099
5,197 miles from location Northern Maine Community College Presque Isle ME 24.9341 90% 1,129
5,129 miles from location Washington County Community College Calais ME 26.491 n/a 374
 

Curious what studying Electrician 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
Electricians + 2,570 $45,150 -12.9%
2
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment + 510 $49,690 82.1%
3
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers + 480 $51,180 4.3%
4
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians + 360 $51,390 -18.2%
5
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay + 140 $57,530 180.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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