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Business Administration Jobs and MBA Programs in Maine

Business administrators can find many career and educational opportunities in Maine. The job pool for business administrators in Maine is shrinking and currently sits at 8,240. A projected decline in the number of jobs of five percent will make the figure 8,260 jobs by 2016. This is below a steady national projection. In general, business administrators create and execute project work plans and revise to meet changing needs and identify resources needed to complete project.

Maine photo by Fundamentaldan

In Maine, the income for business administrators is $44 per hour or $91,000 per year. In the U.S. as a whole, their income is $52 hourly or $107,000 per year on average.

With a population of 1,318,301, Maine, also called Pine Tree State, has grown by 3.4 percent in the last 10 years. Augusta is the state capital. There were a total of 840,874 jobs in 2008 and people in Maine earned more than the previous year as the average annual income was $36,368, up from $35,028. Unemployment in Maine jumped by 2.7 percentage points to 8.0 percent in 2009. Roughly 22.9 percent of Maine residents have college degrees, which is lower than the national average.

Paper manufacturing, paperboard mills, direct selling establishments and fuel dealers are the top employing fields in Maine.

One of the many things Maine is known for, The White Mountain National Forest covers nearly 800,000 acres. The forest covers a landscape ranging from hardwood forests to the largest alpine area east of the Rocky Mountains. Maine has many unique characteristics, but one fun fact in particular is in Wilton there's a cannery that imports and cans only dandelion greens.

Business Administration

Business administrators create and execute project work plans and revise to meet changing needs and identify resources needed to complete project.

They regularly oversee staff, preparing work schedules and assigning specific duties and establish departmental policies and processes, conferring with board members, organization officials, and staff as needed.

They are required to respond to the actions of other and coordinate activities with them,. Also, they must listen well to others and take in their information and issues.

Business administrators must be able to listen to and understand others in meetings. They should also have the ability to articulate ideas and problems.

In order to be successful in the workplace, business administrators must be reliable and be able to take change and lead.

Business Administration opportunities by state

Local Business Administration MBA opportunities in Maine

News about Business Administration in Maine

  • By AMANDA BELAND BERWICK, Maine - Two days after the recall of three members of the Board of Selectmen, town business is continuing - kind of. According to Town Manager Keith Trefethen, Selectmen Eleanor Murphy and Bob Crichton made the decision ...

    Thu, February 16
  • By Ruth Baker SOUTH BERWICK, Maine - Councilors and selectmen from Eliot, Kittery and South Berwick are planning a joint workshop Tuesday, Feb. 21, to address collaborative cost-savings measures. "Discussion will center primarily on looking at what we ...

    Wed, February 15
  • Campaign manager accuses the "GOP establishment" of dirty pool to insure a victory for rival Mitt Romney. By Rachael Levy | Posted Monday, Feb. 13, 2012, at 5:31 PM ET MySlate is a new tool that you track your favorite parts Slate.

    Mon, February 13
  • Gas station manager Fred Oliver, of Lisbon Falls, Maine, changes the price of gasoline on the pumps at a station in Topsham, Maine, on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012. Retail gasoline prices were flat on Tuesday at a national average of $3.48 per gallon, ...

    Thu, February 16
  • By KRISTEN SCHULZE MUSZYNSKI WINDHAM - There's a lot of baby talk going on at the Maine Correctional Center. A puppy fostering program, in which inmates live with the animals as they socialize and train them, was restarted in November with the help of ...

    Fri, February 17
  • "The state has proposed the building code," Town Manager Ruth Cushman said. "What we are proposing is the administration part." If the town doesn't adopt rules to administer, the state will impose its own, she said. The Maine Legislature adopted the ...

    Thu, February 16
  • It was closed, and we promptly reversed course back to Maine Street and Hannaford. As we cruised into the deserted parking lot, the store manager eyed my dirty Subaru and locked his door just as we were exiting the car. We looked at each other and ...

    Fri, February 17
  • By Jonathan Riskind Ron Paul's campaign manager is telling media outlets that the Republican presidential candidate doesn't need a recount of the Maine caucuses' non-binding presidential straw poll. Spokesman Jesse Benton said ...

    Thu, February 16

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Featured Online Business Schools & MBA Programs

American InterContinental University – Associate’s & Bachelor’s Degrees. With multiple business concentration degrees, American InterContinental University is ideal for any student looking for a degree focusing on Accounting, Marketing, Finance, International Business, or Management. Their flexible programs also allow students to engage in other responsibilities while earning their degree entirely online.

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Kaplan University – Associate’s & Bachelor’s Degrees. As one of the largest and most prolific online universities, Kaplan University provides numerous MBA & Bachelor of Science Degrees in Business at their campus and online locations. Full-time and part-time students will be satisfied with the business degree plans offered by Kaplan.

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Ashford University – Associate’s & Bachelor’s Degrees. Ashford University offers advanced, quality education for students seeking to further advance their career into leadership or management roles in several different entities. Their programs are based on current business practices and trends to prepare students for the competitive, demanding business industry.

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