Making It in Maine

146 responses

Are you currently employed?

141 out of 146 answered

1
Yes
93% / 132 resp.
2
No
6% / 9 resp.

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

141 out of 146 answered

1
Bachelors degree
64% / 91 resp.
2
Masters degree
25% / 36 resp.
3
Some college
5% / 8 resp.
4
Associates degree
2% / 3 resp.
5
High school/GED
2% / 3 resp.
6
P.h.D!
0% / 0 resp.

Do you think you get paid enough?

138 out of 146 answered

1
Yes
29% / 41 resp.
2
No
70% / 97 resp.

Is your employer and/or office based in Maine?

138 out of 146 answered

1
Yes
89% / 124 resp.
2
No
10% / 14 resp.

What's your salary range?

137 out of 146 answered

1
25-50k
50% / 69 resp.
2
1k-25k
24% / 33 resp.
3
50k-75k
17% / 24 resp.
4
100k+
4% / 6 resp.
5
75k-100k
3% / 5 resp.

Are any of your jobs paid under the table?

140 out of 146 answered

1
Yes
20% / 29 resp.
2
No
79% / 111 resp.

How would you rank career advancement opportunity here in Maine?

141 out of 146 answered

4.2
Average rating
2%
3 resp.
0
3%
5 resp.
1
12%
18 resp.
2
18%
26 resp.
3
19%
28 resp.
4
21%
30 resp.
5
7%
11 resp.
6
10%
15 resp.
7
3%
5 resp.
8
0%
0 resp.
9
0%
0 resp.
10
TerribleExcellent

What industry do you primarily work in?

141 out of 146 answered

1
Nonprofit
28% / 40 resp.
2
Other
22% / 32 resp.
3
Education/ Higher Ed
10% / 15 resp.
4
Marketing
10% / 15 resp.
5
Science / Environment
5% / 8 resp.
6
Food service
5% / 7 resp.
7
Technology
5% / 7 resp.
8
Legal
4% / 6 resp.
9
Medical / Medical Tech
4% / 6 resp.
10
Government/Politics
2% / 3 resp.
11
Agriculture
1% / 2 resp.
12
Auto
0% / 0 resp.
13
Military
0% / 0 resp.

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

139 out of 146 answered

1
Yes
76% / 106 resp.
2
No
23% / 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

1
Yes
42% / 59 resp.
2
Maybe
37% / 53 resp.
3
No
20% / 28 resp.

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

141 out of 146 answered

1
Yes
95% / 134 resp.
2
No
5% / 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

1
I was born in the United States
94% / 126 resp.
2
I'm a native English speaker
93% / 125 resp.
3
I'm white
89% / 120 resp.
4
I'm cisgendered
67% / 90 resp.
5
I'm heterosexual
66% / 89 resp.
6
Have extensive family/friend ties to the state of Maine
60% / 81 resp.
7
I'm a male-bodied person
21% / 29 resp.
8
I'm able bodied
0% / 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

1
Skillshare
72% / 93 resp.
2
Revolution
61% / 79 resp.
3
Regular series about young issues
58% / 75 resp.
4
Sexy and fun non-networking events
54% / 70 resp.
5
A membership organization a-la AARP for the youngins.
51% / 66 resp.
6
Dance parties & creative expression
48% / 63 resp.
7
Cooperative investment group
46% / 60 resp.
8
Running for office
32% / 42 resp.
9
Other
7% / 9 resp.