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Allied Health Professions in Maine

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Allied Health Professions Schools in Maine

341 Allied Health students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Allied Health Professions is the 9th most popular major in the state out of a total 213 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Allied Health Professions Majors in Maine

Allied Health majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 159
Associate’s Degree 120
Master’s Degree 47
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 11
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 11
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 4

Gender Distribution

In Maine, a allied health major is more popular with women than with men.

Allied Health Professions Majors in ME Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of allied health majors in Maine is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.1%
  • Black or African American: 3.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.9%
  • White: 77.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.6%
  • Other Races: 15.8%
Allied Health Professions Majors in ME Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in Maine

6,630 people in the state and 1,414,230 in the nation are employed in jobs related to allied health.

Allied Health Professions Jobs Nationwide vs. ME

Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in Maine

A typical salary for a allied health grad in the state is $59,410, compared to a typical salary of $61,540 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 11 colleges in Maine that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

86 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
8,140 Total Students

The average student takes 4.74 years to complete their degree at University of Southern Maine. Graduates earn an average $33,000 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 34% are considered full time.

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

The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,400 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate is 2.40% which is lower than average.

58 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,852 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $27,300 after graduation. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 81% of students get financical aid.

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

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. An average student at Saint Joseph's Maine will pay a net price of $26,405. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,473 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 36%. In their early career, Kennebec Valley Community College grads earn an average salary of $26,900. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,396 Total Students

In their early career, Eastern Maine Community College grads earn an average salary of $28,600. The full-time teacher rate is 23%. Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
177 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $50,000 a year. This private school has an average net price of $14,418. 6 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,800 a year. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,405. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.

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

Most students complete their degree in 4.44 years. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.70%. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
811 Total Students

62% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid.

Allied Health Professions Careers in ME

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title ME Job Growth ME Median Salary
Physician Assistants 29% $112,050
Respiratory Therapists 24% $58,630
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 19% $77,070
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 15% $63,490
Health Specialties Professors 15% $0
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 14% $73,400
Surgical Technologists 11% $45,590
Health Technologists and Technicians 10% $46,000
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 9% $72,900
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 8% $33,720
Athletic Trainers 6% $42,580
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 0% $46,510
Radiation Therapists 0% $81,440
Respiratory Therapy Technicians -67% $0

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to allied health.

Major Annual Graduates in ME
Nursing 1,025
Allied Health Services 398
Rehabilitation Professions 288
Public Health 275
Health/Medical Admin Services 192
Mental & Social Health Services 190
Osteopathic Medicine 177
Health Sciences & Services 163

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