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Nursing Programs in Maine

Nursing Jobs in Maine (Outlook)

If you currently have a BSN or MSN degree in the state of Maine, you are seen as valuable and it will be very easy to get a nursing job. With that said, there are about 15 nursing schools in Maine that you can attend to get your nursing degree.

The average salary of nurses in Maine is far better than most other states in the U.S.

Quick Maine Nursing Facts

  • Just under 15 nursing programs in Maine
  • Currently over 28,000 certified nurses in the state
  • About 14,410 job opportunities for nurses who want to work in the state

Top Nursing Schools in Maine


Maine Nursing Statistics

Approximate Number of Registered Nurses: 14,810
Hourly Average Wage: $31.78
Yearly Average Wage: $66,100

Approximate Number of LPN/LVN: 1,600
Hourly Average Wage: $19.01
Yearly Average Wage: $39,540

Top Nursing Employers in Maine

  1. Maine Medical Center
  2. Eastern Maine Medical Center
  3. Central Maine Medical Center
  4. MaineGeneral Medical Center – Thayer Campus
  5.  Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center

Maine State References:

State Nursing Board: Maine State Board of Nursing
State Nurses Association: Maine State Nurses Association
State Hospital Association: Maine Hospital Association