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296 students earned Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting degrees in Maine in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Law Enforcement & Firefighting is the 15th most popular major in the state out of a total 37 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Law Enforcement & Firefighting Majors in Maine

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 144
Bachelor’s Degree 121
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 12
Master’s Degree 11
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 7
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 7
Post-Master’s Certificate 1
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

In Maine, a homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting major is more popular with men than with women.

Law Enforcement & Firefighting Majors in ME Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting majors in Maine is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.0%
  • Black or African American: 2.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.0%
  • White: 88.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.7%
  • Other Races: 5.7%
Law Enforcement & Firefighting Majors in ME Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Law Enforcement & Firefighting Grads in Maine

There are 17,100 people in the state and 4,690,450 people in the nation working in homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting jobs.

Law Enforcement & Firefighting Jobs Nationwide vs. ME

Wages for Law Enforcement & Firefighting Jobs in Maine

A typical salary for a homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting grad in the state is $54,720, compared to a typical salary of $72,390 nationwide.

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There are 13 colleges in Maine that offer homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

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

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.55 years.

52 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,852 Total Students

81% of students get financical aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,521. The full-time teacher rate is 23%.

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,068 Total Students

In their early career, Central Maine Technical College grads earn an average salary of $27,900. 87% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public school has an average net price of $9,943.

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

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $23,900 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $10,917.

#5

Thomas College

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

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.21 years. The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,396 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid. A typical student attending Eastern Maine Community College will pay a net price of $10,418. In their early career, Eastern Maine Community College grads earn an average salary of $28,600.

14 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. 46% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,405.

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

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 37% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $12,107. In their early career, UMFK grads earn an average salary of $31,700.

#9

Beal College

Bangor
9 Degrees in Major Awarded
207 Total Students

32% of the teachers are full time. An average student at Beal College will pay a net price of $14,152. 83% of students get financical aid.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,632 Total Students

15% of the teachers are full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,400 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

Law Enforcement & Firefighting Careers in ME

Some of the careers homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting majors go into include:

Job Title ME Job Growth ME Median Salary
Information Security Analysts 23% $79,510
Financial Examiners 6% $64,830
Computer Workers 4% $77,640
Firefighters 4% $34,210
Fire Fighting Supervisors 3% $56,620
Police and Detective Supervisors 3% $69,020
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 3% $49,860
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 2% $48,800
Detectives and Criminal Investigators 2% $65,840
Managers 1% $92,110
Accountants and Auditors 1% $63,150
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Professors 0% $56,020
Forensic Science Technicians 0% $47,680
Professors 0% $56,490
Fire Inspectors 0% $45,030
Emergency Management Directors 0% $52,470
Protective Service Worker Supervisors -4% $48,500
Bailiffs -7% $36,450
Correctional Officers and Jailers -10% $39,580
Correctional Officer Supervisors -12% $48,350

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to homeland security, law enforcement and firefighting.

Major Annual Graduates in ME
Public & Social Service 610
Parks, Recreation, Leisure & Fitness 168
Legal Professions 126

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