Hospitality in Maine

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Schools Offering Hospitality Programs in Maine


Each year, roughly 0.0% of Maine students graduate with degrees in hospitality. Thus, Maine's 3 hospitality schools put out approximately 12 hospitality professionals each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Maine with a hospitality program is Thomas College, which is located in Waterville. In 2010, it was ranked 50th nationwide. no students graduated with a degree in hospitality from Thomas College in 2010. Tuition at Thomas College was $21,680 per year.

Kaplan University-Maine Campus, which was ranked 88th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Maine that has a hospitality program. It is located in South Portland. 8 students graduated with degree in hospitality from Kaplan University-Maine Campus in 2010. Students at Kaplan University-Maine Campus paid $12,254 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Maine with a hospitality program is Beal College, which is located in Bangor. In 2010, it was ranked 89th nationwide. In 2010, Beal College graduated 2 students from its hospitality programs. Students at Beal College paid $0 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Hospitality schools in Maine, charge students an average tuition of $11,311 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $21,680 per year, or as little as $12,254 per year. In 2010, the following Maine hospitality schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Thomas College - located in Waterville, students are charged $21,680 per year
  2. Kaplan University-Maine Campus - located in South Portland, students are charged $12,254 per year

The following Maine hospitality schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Kaplan University-Maine Campus - located in South Portland, students are charged $12,254 per year
  2. Thomas College - located in Waterville, students are charged $21,680 per year

A hospitality degree from a Maine school... what next?

Some of the most popular jobs hospitality graduates in Maine pursue include restaurant manager, sous chef, dietary cook, line cook, and delicatessen cook. Maine had 10,700 hospitality professionals in 2010. 320 of these hospitality professionals were hotel managers, 1,260 were restaurant managers, and 320 were sous chefs. In Maine, the largest numbers of hospitality professional work in the following counties:

  1. Cumberland County - 6,720 hospitality professionals
  2. Aroostook County - 1,220 hospitality professionals
  3. Penobscot County - 1,100 hospitality professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 12,780 hospitality professionals will be working in Maine. This would require the number of hospitality professional to grow by 0%.

Salary

hospitality professionals in Maine earn $34,876 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Maine hospitality professional earned as little as less than $15,670 per year or as much as more than $108,030 per year. The following counties in Maine have the highest average salaries for hospitality professionals:

  1. Cumberland County - $33,297 per year
  2. Aroostook County - $29,758 per year
  3. Androscoggin County - $27,630 per year

The Maine counties with the lowest average salary for hospitality professionals are:

  1. Penobscot County - $26,966 per year
  2. Androscoggin County - $27,630 per year
  3. Aroostook County - $29,758 per year

On average, the highest paid hospitality professionals in Maine were:

  1. Hotel Manager - $61,380 per year
  2. Restaurant Manager - $50,110 per year
  3. Sous Chef - $42,860 per year

On average, the lowest paid hospitality professionals in Maine were:

  1. Delicatessen Cook - $22,470 per year
  2. Pizza Maker - $17,800 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in hospitality in Maine and to compare salaries with various related fields such as hospitality or culinary, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Hospitality in Maine
  • Certificate in Hospitality in Maine

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,249 miles from location Kaplan University-Maine Campus South Portland ME 12.3758 n/a 1,545
5,232 miles from location Thomas College Waterville ME 49.5042 40% 997
5,195 miles from location Beal College Bangor ME 10.5598 n/a 505
 

Curious what studying Hospitality 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
Cooks, Restaurant + 4,600 $23,850 6.5%
2
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria + 1,910 $25,660 -3.5%
3
Cooks, Short Order + 1,390 $22,470 -4.1%
4
Food Service Managers + 1,260 $50,110 4.1%
5
Cooks, Fast Food + 900 $17,800 -53.6%
6
Lodging Managers + 320 $61,380 -42.9%
7
Chefs and Head Cooks + 320 $42,860 -47.5%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are hospitality related jobs in Maine