Psychology in Maine

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Schools Offering Psychology Programs in Maine


Approximately 1.7% of graduates in of Maine receive psychology degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 477 psychology professionals graduate from Maine's 12 psychology schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Maine with a psychology program is Bowdoin College, which is located in Brunswick. In 2010, it was ranked 15th nationwide. In 2010, 13 students graduated from Bowdoin College's psychology program. Bowdoin College charged in-state students $41,565 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Maine that has a psychology program is Colby College. Colby College, which was ranked 21st in the country in 2010, is located in Waterville. 35 students graduated with degree in psychology from Colby College in 2010.

University of Maine, which was ranked 21st nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Maine that has a psychology program. It is located in Orono. In 2010, 104 students graduated from University of Maine psychology program. University of Maine charged in-state students $10,142 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Maine's psychology schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $14,603 per year, though tuition can range from $41,565 per year to $7,075 per year. In 2010, the following Maine psychology schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Bowdoin College - located in Brunswick, students are charged $41,565 per year
  2. University of New England - located in Biddeford, students are charged $29,330 per year
  3. Saint Joseph's College of Maine - located in Standish, students are charged $27,345 per year

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

  1. University of Maine at Machias - located in Machias, students are charged $7,075 per year
  2. University of Maine at Presque Isle - located in Presque Isle, students are charged $7,090 per year
  3. University of Southern Maine - located in Portland, students are charged $8,538 per year

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

The Maine counties with the largest populations of psychology professional are:

  1. Cumberland County - 220 psychology professionals
  2. Penobscot County - 60 psychology professionals
  3. Aroostook County - 60 psychology professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of psychology professionals is expected to grow by 4% by 2018. There are projected to be 780 psychology professionals working in the Maine then.

Salary

psychology professionals in Maine make an average of $72,790 per year. But, salaries for psychology professional can vary. In 2010, psychology professional made as little as less than $26,650 per year or as much as more than $135,260 per year in Maine. The counties in Maine with the highest average salary for psychology professionals are:

  1. Cumberland County - $75,710 per year
  2. Aroostook County - $68,610 per year
  3. Penobscot County - $63,920 per year

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

  1. Penobscot County - $63,920 per year
  2. Aroostook County - $68,610 per year
  3. Cumberland County - $75,710 per year

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

  1. Clinical Neuropsychologist - $74,580 per year
  2. Clinical Psychologist - $71,000 per year

The psychology professionals with lowest average salaries in Maine were:

  1. Clinical Neuropsychologist - $74,580 per year
  2. Clinical Psychologist - $71,000 per year

More Information

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

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Psychology in Maine
  • Master's Degree in Psychology in Maine
  • Doctoral Degree in Psychology in Maine

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 380 $71,000 -11.6%
2
Psychologists, All Other 40 $74,580
 

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