Healthcare Administration in Maine

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Schools Offering Healthcare Administration Programs in Maine


Each year, roughly 0.2% of Maine students graduate with degrees in healthcare administration. In other words, every year an estimated 45 healthcare administrators graduate from Maine's 3 healthcare administration schools.

Top Schools

Saint Joseph's College of Maine, which is located in Standish, is the top-ranked school in Maine that has a healthcare administration program. It received a ranking of 42nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, 35 students graduated from Saint Joseph's College of Maine's healthcare administration program. The tuition rate at Saint Joseph's College of Maine was $27,345 per year.

University of Southern Maine, which was ranked 45th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Maine that has a healthcare administration program. It is located in Portland. In 2010, 7 students graduated from University of Southern Maine healthcare administration program. Students at University of Southern Maine paid $8,538 per year in tuition fees.

University of New England, which was ranked 45th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Maine that has a healthcare administration program. It is located in Biddeford. In 2010, 3 students graduated from University of New England healthcare administration program. The tuition rate at University of New England was $29,330 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Maine's healthcare administration schools ranges from $29,330 per year to $8,538 per year. But, the average tuition is $21,738 per year. The Maine healthcare administration schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. University of New England - located in Biddeford, students are charged $29,330 per year
  2. Saint Joseph's College of Maine - located in Standish, students are charged $27,345 per year
  3. University of Southern Maine - located in Portland, students are charged $8,538 per year

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

  1. University of Southern Maine - located in Portland, students are charged $8,538 per year
  2. Saint Joseph's College of Maine - located in Standish, students are charged $27,345 per year
  3. University of New England - located in Biddeford, students are charged $29,330 per year

A healthcare administration degree from a Maine school... what next?

The highest percentage of healthcare administration graduates in Maine pursue careers as a healthcare administrator. Maine had 1,550 healthcare administrators in 2010. The largest populations of Maine healthcare administrators are working in the following counties:

  1. Cumberland County - 1,000 healthcare administrators
  2. Aroostook County - 240 healthcare administrators
  3. Penobscot County - 190 healthcare administrators

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of healthcare administrators in Maine will grow by 8%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 1,740 healthcare administrators working in Maine.

Salary

On average, a healthcare administrator earns a salary of $79,520 per year in Maine state. But, salaries for healthcare administrators can vary. In 2010, healthcare administrators made as little as less than $39,920 per year or as much as more than $150,680 per year in Maine. The counties in Maine with the highest average salary for a healthcare administrator are:

  1. Penobscot County - $89,350 per year
  2. Cumberland County - $81,695 per year
  3. Androscoggin County - $76,950 per year

The Maine counties with the lowest average salary for healthcare administrators are:

  1. Aroostook County - $70,450 per year
  2. Androscoggin County - $76,950 per year
  3. Cumberland County - $81,695 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Maine statistics regarding a career in healthcare administration and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as health information management or health science.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare Administration in Maine
  • Master's Degree in Healthcare Administration in Maine

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,247 miles from location University of Southern Maine Portland ME 54.9323 27% 9,655
5,249 miles from location University of New England Biddeford ME 25.4084 23% 4,493
5,260 miles from location Saint Joseph's College of Maine Standish ME 57.7119 26% 2,727
 

Curious what studying Healthcare Administration 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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Medical and Health Services Managers + 1,550 $79,520 7.6%
 

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