Maine Information Systems Schools

Computer Information Systems Industry Outlook in Maine:

The Information Systems industry in Maine is expecting modest growth of around eight percent by 2016. This correlates to a faster than average growth when compared to the state’s economy as a whole. Those interested in a career in Computer Information Systems in Maine are encouraged to look into a four-year degree program today, as tomorrow’s jobs are already in high demand. Currently, nearly 75 percent of Maine’s Information Systems professional, working in either the technology sector or for a business or agency using advanced technology, hold at least a four-year degree. Many hold graduate degrees as well.

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There are a good number of Information Systems specialists applying computer technology to Maine’s businesses and government agencies to allow them to run smoother, faster and more efficiently. Maine’s Information Systems specialists found themselves with the following primary tasks in 2009:

  • Integration of information technology solutions for business
  • Information generation, processing, and distributing
  • Implementing or improving business information technology
  • Software design
  • Database administration
  • Graphics
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Operating systems
  • Computer networks

Maine Computer Information Systems Salaries and Areas of Occupation:

Wages in Maine are well below the national average. Maine is not known as an economic powerhouse among its peers. Yet its growing technology sector, as well as companies small and large that are using technology more each year, are beginning to grow with the increasing use of technology throughout the state. Information Systems professionals earn a higher average salary, and receive better than average benefits than most other careers in Maine. Many of Maine’s Computer Information Systems graduates work for the following comapanies:

  • DeLorme Mapping
  • Fairchild Semiconductor
  • National Semiconductor
  • IDEXX Labs
  • Unum-Provident
  • Hannaford's
  • Wright Express

A list of Maine average salaries for Information Systems professionals is available below:

Position Monthly Annual
25th Percentile $5,617 $67,400
75th Percentile $8,758 $105,100
90th Percentile $11,408 $136,900
Median Salary $6,758 $81,100

Source: 2009

Schools offering online and campus-based education programs in Maine:

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