A degree from the programs in the Department of Technology prepares graduates for a wide variety of careers. The various options in the Industrial Technology program and the Applied Technical Leadership program lead to careers in business and industry and the teacher education programs lead to careers as teachers in either junior and senior high schools or in some cases technical and community colleges. To illustrate the wide variety of careers, the lists below identify employers and job titles of graduates of the Industrial Technology program collected in two follow-up studies of graduates conducted within the past six years. The study also asks for their current salary range. The top salaries were above $90,000 and the most common salary range was between $50,000 and $60,000.
Pratt & Whitney
Bath Iron Works
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
Genuine Parts Co/NAPA
Great Works Internet
J Maze Design
Lanco Assembly Systems
Owens Corning (OCV Reinforcements)
Pine Tree Networks
Redington Fairview General Hospital
Sanford Regional Vocational Center
OMNIA Technologies, Inc.
Rich Tool & Die
Sanmina - SCI
Marine Hydraulics Engineering
Gates Formed Fibre Products
Portsmouth Naval Shipyard
The Gem Group, Inc.
Fraser Papers, Inc.
Midcoast Metrology, Inc.
Sappi Fine Paper
Maine Army National Guard
Kinetics Systems, Inc.
David Deschaine Installations
Computer Sciences Corp.
ArvhMeritor LVA North America
Northern Maine Community College
Central Maine Community College
Westbrook Regional Vocational Center
Federal Aviation Administration/DOT
Gorham School Department
Accuracy Control Engineer
Electrical Assembly Supervisor
Electronic/Robotic Technology Instructor
IS Analyst, Communications
Network Support Technician
Network System Engineering
Plant Maintenance/Reliability Leader
Senior Project Engineer
Safety & Training Manager
President of a Technology Company
Senior Learning Technology Developer
Telephone Office Technician
Product Design Engineer
Principal Project Manager
Manager of Process Control Technology
Engineering Technical Manager
Project Engineering Manager
Senior Project EngineerTool Designer
Plant Engineering and Maintenance Manager
Retail Management Trainee
Federal Aviation Systems Specialist
Job Search Websites
University of Southern Maine Department of Technology
211 John Mitchell Center, Gorham, Maine 04038
Phone: 207-780-5440 Fax: 207-780-5129 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org