South Portland, ME has one transportation school within its city limits. Southern Maine Community College has a total student population of 6,261. It is the 4242nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 28th highest in the state of Maine (#1 is Bowdoin College).
Transportation students from South Portland 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 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford area alone, there are 260 employed reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks earning an average salary of $25,440. Transportation, storage, and distribution managers in this area earn $76,740/yr and there are 200 employed.
South Portland lies in Cumberland county, which is one of the 9 counties in Maine. Overall, the Portland-South Portland-Biddeford area has 195,890 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $20.01/hr average worker wage, and a $41,620 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.005 out of every 1000 jobs in South Portland are held by transportation, storage, and distribution managers, and 1.346/1000 are held by reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Southern Maine Community College ends up costing a student $9,233/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from South Portland|
|S Portland||ME||-||1||12.3758||12||0.0 miles|
|North Andover||MA||-||1||30.19||56||79.3 miles|
|New London||NH||-||5||27.7354||166||88.9 miles|