Making It in Maine

146 responses

Are you currently employed?

141 out of 146 answered

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Yes93% / 132 resp.
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No6% / 9 resp.

Alright. Let's talk education. What's the highest level of formal education you've attained?

141 out of 146 answered

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Bachelors degree64% / 91 resp.
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Masters degree25% / 36 resp.
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Some college5% / 8 resp.
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Associates degree2% / 3 resp.
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High school/GED2% / 3 resp.
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P.h.D!0% / 0 resp.

Do you think you get paid enough?

138 out of 146 answered

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Yes29% / 41 resp.
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No70% / 97 resp.

Is your employer and/or office based in Maine?

138 out of 146 answered

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Yes89% / 124 resp.
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No10% / 14 resp.

What's your salary range?

137 out of 146 answered

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25-50k50% / 69 resp.
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1k-25k24% / 33 resp.
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50k-75k17% / 24 resp.
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100k+4% / 6 resp.
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75k-100k3% / 5 resp.

Are any of your jobs paid under the table?

140 out of 146 answered

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Yes20% / 29 resp.
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No79% / 111 resp.

How would you rank career advancement opportunity here in Maine?

141 out of 146 answered

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Average rating
2%
3 resp.
0
3%
5 resp.
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12%
18 resp.
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18%
26 resp.
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19%
28 resp.
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21%
30 resp.
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7%
11 resp.
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10%
15 resp.
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3%
5 resp.
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0%
0 resp.
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0%
0 resp.
10
TerribleExcellent

What industry do you primarily work in?

141 out of 146 answered

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Nonprofit28% / 40 resp.
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Other22% / 32 resp.
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Education/ Higher Ed10% / 15 resp.
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Marketing10% / 15 resp.
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Science / Environment5% / 8 resp.
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Food service5% / 7 resp.
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Technology5% / 7 resp.
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Legal4% / 6 resp.
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Medical / Medical Tech4% / 6 resp.
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Government/Politics2% / 3 resp.
11
Agriculture1% / 2 resp.
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Auto0% / 0 resp.
13
Military0% / 0 resp.

Is this the industry you'd like to be working in?

139 out of 146 answered

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Yes76% / 106 resp.
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No23% / 33 resp.

In five years, do you hope to be working in the same field you're working in now?

140 out of 146 answered

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Yes42% / 59 resp.
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Maybe37% / 53 resp.
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No20% / 28 resp.

Do you believe that Maine can be a more attractive place to live for young people?

141 out of 146 answered

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Yes95% / 134 resp.
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No5% / 7 resp.

Now, no one can be defined by a box. But we recognize that every one of us has a different experience. Please define your level of privilege by checking the applicable boxes below.

134 out of 146 answered

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I was born in the United States94% / 126 resp.
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I'm a native English speaker93% / 125 resp.
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I'm white89% / 120 resp.
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I'm cisgendered67% / 90 resp.
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I'm heterosexual66% / 89 resp.
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Have extensive family/friend ties to the state of Maine60% / 81 resp.
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I'm a male-bodied person21% / 29 resp.
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I'm able bodied0% / 0 resp.

Our goal with this project is to empower young people in Maine. How many of the following projects would you be interested in being involved with?

129 out of 146 answered

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Skillshare72% / 93 resp.
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Revolution61% / 79 resp.
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Regular series about young issues58% / 75 resp.
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Sexy and fun non-networking events54% / 70 resp.
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A membership organization a-la AARP for the youngins.51% / 66 resp.
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Dance parties & creative expression48% / 63 resp.
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Cooperative investment group46% / 60 resp.
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Running for office32% / 42 resp.
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Other7% / 9 resp.