Graphic Design in Maine

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Schools Offering Graphic Design Programs in Maine


Each year, roughly 0.0% of Maine students graduate with degrees in graphic design. That means an estimated 13 graphic designers graduate from Maine's 2 graphic design schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Maine with a graphic design program is Maine College of Art, which is located in Portland. In 2010, it was ranked 45th nationwide. 6 students graduated with a degree in graphic design from Maine College of Art in 2010. The tuition rate at Maine College of Art was $28,695 per year.

Central Maine Community College, which was ranked 85th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Maine that has a graphic design program. It is located in Auburn. In 2010, 6 students graduated from Central Maine Community College graphic design program. Central Maine Community College charged in-state students $3,510 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Tuition at Maine's graphic design schools ranges from $28,695 per year to $3,510 per year. But, the average tuition is $16,103 per year. In 2010, the graphic design schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Maine were:

  1. Maine College of Art - located in Portland, students are charged $28,695 per year
  2. Central Maine Community College - located in Auburn, students are charged $3,510 per year

The graphic design schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Maine were:

  1. Central Maine Community College - located in Auburn, students are charged $3,510 per year
  2. Maine College of Art - located in Portland, students are charged $28,695 per year

A graphic design degree from a Maine school... what next?

The highest percentage of graphic design graduates in Maine pursue careers as a graphic designer. Maine had 570 graphic designers in 2010. The Maine counties with the largest populations of graphic designers are:

  1. Cumberland County - 390 graphic designers
  2. Penobscot County - 70 graphic designers
  3. Androscoggin County - 50 graphic designers

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of graphic designers in Maine will grow by 2%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 980 graphic designers working in Maine.

Salary

A graphic designer in Maine earns $41,680 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Maine graphic designers earned as little as less than $16,810 per year or as much as more than $74,990 per year. The counties in Maine with the highest average salary for a graphic designer are:

  1. Cumberland County - $41,055 per year
  2. Penobscot County - $39,810 per year
  3. Aroostook County - $37,400 per year

The Maine counties with the lowest average salary for graphic designers are:

  1. Androscoggin County - $36,550 per year
  2. Aroostook County - $37,400 per year
  3. Penobscot County - $39,810 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Maine statistics regarding a career in graphic design. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as computer animation or graphic design.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Graphic Design in Maine
  • Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design in Maine
  • Certificate in Graphic Design in Maine

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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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
5,247 miles from location Maine College of Art Portland ME 54.8296 25% 338
 

Curious what studying Graphic Design 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)
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Graphic Designers + 570 $41,680 -9.5%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are graphic design related jobs in Maine