Maine Writers: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Writers in Maine

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Schools for Writers in Maine are listed below.

Selected Writing Schools in Maine

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More Maine Writing Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Bates College Lewiston Bachelor 1,660
Bowdoin College Brunswick Bachelor 1,716
Colby College Waterville Bachelor 1,867
Husson University Bangor Doctorate 2,474
Saint Joseph's College of Maine Standish Masters 2,847
Thomas College Waterville Masters 975
University of Maine Orono Doctorate 11,912
University of Maine at Farmington Farmington Masters 2,351
University of Maine at Fort Kent Fort Kent Bachelor 1,269
University of Maine at Machias Machias Bachelor 1,093
University of Maine at Presque Isle Presque Isle Bachelor 1,533
University of New England Biddeford Masters & First Professional 3,792
University of Southern Maine Portland Doctorate 10,453

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Writers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Maine. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Writers relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Portland 100 $38570 1.54
South Portland 100 $38570 1.54
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