Average Salary for University of Maine at Orono Alumni

The University of Maine is a university based in Orono, Maine that is home to around 9,000 undergraduates. The data in this summary come from UMaine alumni who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Overall College ROI Rank

545
out of 1223
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ROI Rank for Public (In-State) Universities

216
out of 408
 

Mid-Career Salary Rank for State School

176
out of 445

Typical Early Career Salary

$45,100
University of Maine at Orono Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location.
)
$0$24K$48K$72K
Project Engineer
6 salaries
$57,000  
   
Mechanical Engineer
5 salaries
$65,000  
Software Engineer
4 salaries
$63,465  
Manufacturing Engineer
3 salaries
$54,045  
Product Engineer
2 salaries
$69,250  
Financial Controller
2 salaries
$70,000  
Operations Manager
2 salaries
$67,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 191
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About This School

168 College Avenue
Orono, ME 04469

University Of Maine, University of Maine Orono, University Of Maine, Orono

9,182

State School, Research University, For Sports Fans

56 %

23 %

59 %

42 %


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Industry

The UMaine alumni find work in an assortment of industries including the manufacturing industry, the retail industry, and the construction industry. The most popular field is the health care industry. Former UMaine graduates bring in approximately $56K on average.

Jobs

In the UMaine alumni professional community, Financial Controllers make the highest median pay ($70K), though Software Engineers ($63K), and Mechanical Engineers (about $59K) are close competitors. Civil Engineers pick up around $40K in financial rewards, representing the lowest-paid position among alumni.

Locations

Many UMaine students are Portland, Maine-bound following college. New York, N.Y. is also a common destination for UMaine grads and offers the best pay with a median salary of $79K. Belfast, Maine is a popular spot for former UMaine students at the opposite end of the pay scale; in fact, average salaries there are the lowest at $36K. Neighboring Bangor, Maine is another common pick among UMaine grads, along with Boston, Mass.

Degree Major

A graduate with an Associate's Degree, Business & Marketing from UMaine can rake in a whopping average approximately $130K per year, more than any other degree from this school. Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a B.A. in Communication — their annual income amounts to around $40K on average.

Skills

Many former UMaine students are familiar with Project Management, and one in six grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Former Black Bears with Budget Management experience garner salaries that are 35 percent more than other grads' salaries. Competency in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Engineering Design also warrants excellent remuneration.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky minority (about two-fifths of alumni) are fortunate enough to be compensated for vacation while just one-fourth of alumni get sick time. Health benefits extend to a large number of alums, and the larger part of survey participants also receive dental coverage. Most former students save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Graduates of University of Maine are also recipients of life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Among alumni of similar schools, University of Vermont grads (who make an average of $59K) earn salaries most similar to UMaine alumni. Other schools similar to UMaine include the University of New Hampshire-Main Campus, the University of Rhode Island, and SUNY at Binghamton.

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Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1430 1780
ACT Scores 21 26

Key Stats for University of Maine at Orono

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %
Salary
$34,724 - $68,022
Salary
$40,038 - $87,099
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 59 votes.
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