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Elementary Education Schools in Maine

134 students earned Elementary Teaching degrees in Maine in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Elementary Education is the 5th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Elementary Education Majors in Maine

Elementary Teaching majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 134

Gender Distribution

In Maine, a elementary teaching major is more popular with women than with men.

Elementary Education Majors in ME Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of elementary teaching majors in Maine is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.7%
  • Black or African American: 0.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.7%
  • White: 92.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.7%
  • Other Races: 4.5%
Elementary Education Majors in ME Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Elementary Education Grads in Maine

5,390 people in the state and 1,410,970 in the nation are employed in jobs related to elementary teaching.

Elementary Education Jobs Nationwide vs. ME

Wages for Elementary Education Jobs in Maine

In this state, elementary teaching grads earn an average of $53,570. Nationwide, they make an average of $62,200.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 10 colleges in Maine that offer elementary teaching degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
2,040 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.26 years. The student loan default rate of 4.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $27,200 a year.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
11,404 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,800 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. The student loan default rate is 5.70% which is lower than average.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
8,010 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $36,400 after graduation. The 2.40% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 52% are considered full time.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
2,106 Total Students

99% of the teachers are full time. The 3.30% student loan default rate is lower than average. This private institution charges an average net price of $26,405.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
3,761 Total Students

99% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
1,553 Total Students

93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. In their early career, UMPI grads earn an average salary of $26,800. 46% of the teachers are full time.

#7

Thomas College

Waterville
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
1,767 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.21 years. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,600 a year.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
29% Graduation Rate
675 Total Students

46% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. It takes the average student 4.46 years to graduate.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
12% Graduation Rate
4,128 Total Students

The average student takes 4.84 years to complete their degree at UMA. 94% of students get financical aid. In their early career, UMA grads earn an average salary of $23,900.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
1,791 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,107. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $31,700 after earning their degree at this institution. Most students complete their degree in 4.24 years.

Elementary Education Careers in ME

Some of the careers elementary teaching majors go into include:

Job Title ME Job Growth ME Median Salary

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to elementary teaching.

Major Annual Graduates in ME
Teacher Education 150
Early Childhood Education 135
Secondary Education 67
Adult & Continuing Education 20
Teacher Development & Methodology 2
Montessori Teacher Education 1

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