Brunswick, 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 Brunswick 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. In fact, in the Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 60 employed reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks earning an average salary of $27,600. Transportation, storage, and distribution managers in this area earn $60,230/yr and there are 200 employed.
Brunswick lies in Cumberland county, which is one of the 9 counties in Maine. Overall, the Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area has 194,250 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.8% unemployment rate, $18.03/hr average worker wage, and a $37,500 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.009 out of every 1000 jobs in Brunswick are held by transportation, storage, and distribution managers, and 0.327/1000 are held by reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks.
Of the 2 transportation schools with a 100-mile radius of Brunswick, 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 Southern Maine Community College as the lowest, reported at only $9,233/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Brunswick|
|South Portland||ME||-||2||20.6898||57||23.4 miles|
|S Portland||ME||-||1||12.3758||12||23.4 miles|