Bangor, ME has two transportation schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Maine Maritime Academy, the highest ranked school in this group with a transportation program, has a total student population of 939. It is the 322nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Maine (#1 is Bowdoin College).
Transportation students from Bangor schools who go on to become transportation directors, bus drivers, taxi cab drivers, train engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 92,380 people working as transportation, storage, and distribution managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $85,470. Also, Reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks make on average $32,400 per year and there are about 142,500 of them employed in the US today.
Bangor lies in Penobscot county, which is one of the 9 counties in Maine. Overall, the Bangor area has 61,880 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.1% unemployment rate, $17.90/hr average worker wage, and a $37,230 average annual salary.
Of the 2 transportation schools with a 100-mile radius of Bangor, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Maine Maritime Academy comes out as the most expensive ($15,347/yr) for transportation students, with Washington County Community College as the lowest, reported at only $6,685/yr.