Language in Maine

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Schools Offering Language Programs in Maine


Around 0.4% of Maine's graduates graduate from language degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 109 language professionals graduate from Maine's 6 language schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Maine with a language program is Bowdoin College, which is located in Brunswick. In 2010, it was ranked 15th nationwide. In 2010, 37 students graduated from Bowdoin College's language program. Tuition at Bowdoin College was $41,565 per year.

Colby College, which was ranked 21st nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Maine that has a language program. It is located in Waterville. In 2010, Colby College graduated 18 students from its language program.

The third-ranked school in Maine that has a language program is University of Maine. University of Maine, which was ranked 34th in the country in 2010, is located in Orono. In 2010, University of Maine graduated 19 students from its language programs. The tuition rate at University of Maine was $10,142 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Maine's language schools ranges from $41,565 per year to $8,538 per year. But, the average tuition is $14,598 per year. In 2010, the following Maine language schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Bowdoin College - located in Brunswick, students are charged $41,565 per year
  2. Saint Joseph's College of Maine - located in Standish, students are charged $27,345 per year
  3. University of Maine - located in Orono, students are charged $10,142 per year

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

  1. University of Southern Maine - located in Portland, students are charged $8,538 per year
  2. University of Maine - located in Orono, students are charged $10,142 per year
  3. Saint Joseph's College of Maine - located in Standish, students are charged $27,345 per year

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

The following counties have the largest number of Maine language professionals:

  1. Cumberland County - 690 language professionals
  2. Penobscot County - 120 language professionals
  3. Aroostook County - 100 language professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 850 language professionals will be working in Maine. This would require the number of language professional to grow by 11%.

Salary

language professionals in Maine earn $60,183 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Maine language professional earned as little as less than $29,970 per year or as much as more than $125,340 per year. Language professionals in the following Maine counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Cumberland County - $64,555 per year
  2. Androscoggin County - $57,680 per year
  3. Aroostook County - $55,190 per year

The following counties in Maine have the lowest average salaries for language professional:

  1. Penobscot County - $54,835 per year
  2. Aroostook County - $55,190 per year
  3. Androscoggin County - $57,680 per year

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

  1. English As A Second Language Instructor - $65,670 per year
  2. Teacher Of The Speech And Hearing Handicapped - $59,170 per year
  3. Sign Language Interpreter - $55,710 per year

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

  1. Teacher Of The Speech And Hearing Handicapped - $59,170 per year
  2. Sign Language Interpreter - $55,710 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Maine statistics regarding a career in language. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as English or education.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Language in Maine
  • Master's Degree in Language 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
5,192 miles from location University of Maine Orono ME 66.3523 36% 11,894
5,247 miles from location University of Southern Maine Portland ME 54.9323 27% 9,655
5,260 miles from location Saint Joseph's College of Maine Standish ME 57.7119 26% 2,727
5,233 miles from location Colby College Waterville ME 79.3644 31% 1,838
5,237 miles from location Bowdoin College Brunswick ME 85.1065 43% 1,777
5,251 miles from location Bates College Lewiston ME 39.979 37% 1,738
 

Curious what studying Language 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
Speech-Language Pathologists + 620 $59,170 8.8%
2
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary + 290 $65,670 11.5%
3
Interpreters and Translators + 120 $55,710
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are language related jobs in Maine