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Are you looking for a stable career, even during economic downturns? The healthcare industry is the largest and fastest-growing industry in the United States, and nursing is one of the most in-demand professions. Registered nurses (RNs) in Maine earn an average annual salary of about $77,410.
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Requirements to Become an RN in Maine
To become an RN in Maine (and other states), you must graduate from an accredited RN training program. While you can earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree, the quickest path to becoming an RN is to earn an Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) degree. Completing an approved nursing program is the main requirement for taking the NCLEX-RN licensing exam.
The NCLEX-RN is a two-part exam. You must pass both parts to obtain your RN license in Maine.
Accredited RN Programs in Maine
There are several outstanding schools in Maine that offer RN training programs. Here are a few of the best:
Beal College99 Farm Rd, Bangor, ME 04401 (207) 307-3900
Central Maine Community College1250 Turner St, Auburn, ME 04210 (207) 755-5100
Eastern Maine Community College354 Hogan Rd, Bangor, ME 04401 (207) 974-4600
Husson University1 College Cir, Bangor, ME 04401 (207) 941-7000
Kennebec Valley Community College92 Western Ave, Fairfield, ME 04937 (207) 453-5000
Maine College of Health Professions70 Middle St, Lewiston, ME 04240 (207) 795-2840
Northern Maine Community College33 Edgemont Dr, Presque Isle, ME 04769 (207) 768-2700
Saint Joseph's College of Maine278 Whites Bridge Rd, Standish, ME 04084 (207) 892-6766
Southern Maine Community College2 Fort Rd, South Portland, ME 04106 (207) 741-5500
University of Maine at Fort Kent23 University Dr, Fort Kent, ME 04743 (207) 834-7500
University of Maine at Orono5713 Chadbourne Hall, Orono, ME 04473 (207) 581-1865
University of New England11 Hills Beach Rd, Biddeford, ME 04005 (207) 283-0171
RN Job Outlook and Salary in Maine
Maine RNs are in high demand, with Projections Central forecasting a 3.3% job growth rate from 2020 to 2030. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, RNs in Maine earn an average annual salary of $77,410 per year, equivalent to $37.22 per hour.
The following table shows the total number of RNs employed in Maine, and their average wage and salary, by area.
|Area||Total Employment||Avg Hourly Wage||Avg Annual Salary|
Maine State Board of Nursing
The Maine State Board of Nursing is the primary resource for RNs in Maine for all nursing-related questions and concerns.
Maine State Board of Nursing
161 Capitol St
Augusta, ME 04330
Phone: (207) 287-1133
Fax: (207) 287-1149