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Trade Schools in Maine - Find the Best Vocational Training Today

Trade schools in Maine offer a wide range of vocational programs to the state’s residents in fields ranging from healthcare to information technology. Most courses are offered online, as well as through traditional brick-and-mortar campuses, and reward graduates with professional certification, diplomas and degrees that qualify them for entry-level positions with regional employers.

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Trade Schools in ME

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The National Center for Education Statistics recognized 15 different trade schools in Maine at the beginning of the 2014 Spring semester. The table below contains contact information and basic program data for each institution.

NameAddress
Beal College99 Farm Road, Bangor, Maine 04401
Birthwise Midwifery School24 South High Street, Bridgton, Maine 04009-1110
Capilo School of Hair Design43 Bridge Street, Augusta, Maine 04330-0000
Empire Beauty School-Bangor639 Broadway, Bangor, Maine 04401
Empire Beauty School-Caribou30 Sky Way Plaza, Caribou, Maine 04736
Empire Beauty School-Maine319 Marginal Way, Portland, Maine 04101
Empire Beauty School-Waterville251 Kennedy Memorial Dr, Waterville, Maine 04901
InterCoast Career Institute-South Portland207 Gannett Dr, South Portland, Maine 04106
Kaplan University-Augusta Campus14 Marketplace Drive, Augusta, Maine 04330
Kaplan University-Maine Campus265 Western Ave, S Portland, Maine 04106-2415
Mr Bernard’s School of Hair Fashion inc711 Lisbon St, Lewiston, Maine 04240
New Hampshire Institute for Therapeutic Arts27 Sandy Creek Road, Bridgton, Maine 04009
Northeast Technical Institute51 US RT 1, Suite K, Scarborough, Maine 04074-0000
Seacoast Career Schools-Sanford CampusOne Eagle Dr Ste 1, Sanford, Maine 04073
Spa Tech Institute-Westbrook100 Larrabee Road, Westbrook, Maine 04092

Employment & Salary Outlook

Maine in 2020 – A Look Ahead

While the traditional mainstays of the Maine economy – the agricultural, fishing and tourism industries – will remain strong over the remainder of the decade, most of the new job opportunities are expected to appear in the healthcare sector. According to the Maine Center for Workforce Research and Information, eight of the 10 fastest-growing job fields in the state through 2020 are health-related (see the list below).

Maine’s 10 Fastest Growing Occupations

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Respiratory Therapists

Minimum Education: Two-year associate’s degree from an accredited program.

Median Salary in ME (2012): $53,900

2010 Employment: 500

2020 Employment: 710

Pct Change: 41%

 

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Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

Minimum Education: Two-year associate’s degree from an accredited program.

Median Salary in ME (2012): $31,800

2010 Employment: 590

2020 Employment: 780

Pct Change: 34%
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EMTs and Paramedics

Minimum Education: High school diploma and certification from an accredited program.

Median Salary in ME (2012): $30,600

2010 Employment: 1,900

2020 Employment: 2,490

Pct Change: 31%

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Surgical Technologists

Minimum Education: High school diploma and certification from an accredited program.

Median Salary in ME (2012): $40,000

2010 Employment: 560

2020 Employment: 690

Pct Change: 24%

 
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Medical Secretaries

Minimum Education: High school diploma

Median Salary in ME (2012): $31,000

2010 Employment: 3,610

2020 Employment: 4,460

Pct Change: 24%

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Home Health Aides

Minimum Education: Less than high school with certification from an accredited program.

Median Salary in ME (2012): $22,300

2010 Employment: 4,660

2020 Employment: 5,760

Pct Change: 24%

 
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Coaches and Secretaries

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Salary in ME (2012): $18,100

2010 Employment: 2,150

2020 Employment: 2,640

Pct Change: 23%

 

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Personal Care Aides

Minimum Education: Less than high school

Median Salary in ME (2012): $21,000

2010 Employment: 6,580

2020 Employment: 8,030

Pct Change: 22%

 
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Training and Development Specialists

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree

Median Salary in ME (2012): $48,900

2010 Employment: 1,070

2020 Employment: 1,280

Pct Change: 19%

 

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Healthcare Social Workers

Minimum Education: Master’s degree

Median Salary in ME (2012): $45,600

2010 Employment: 670

2020 Employment: 790

Pct Change: 19%

 
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Source: Maine Center for Workforce Research and Information

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