Federally certified H-1B job positions from Maine employers, by federal fiscal year

H-1B visas are given to highly skilled professionals hired to work temporarily in the United States. Here is the number of jobs that Maine-based employers got permission to fill using H-1B visas. No data was available about how many international workers were actually hired to fill these certified positions. H-1B workers hired by Maine-based employers earned an average of $99,090 in 2016.
Note: Federal fiscal years run from Oct. 1 to Sept. 30.


Leading employers for H-1B workers in Maine, 2016

Notes: “Certified positions” indicates the number of jobs each employer has certified as eligible for employing H-1B visa holding workers. No data is available on how many visa holders actually filled these positions.

Employer
Certified positions
Rite Pros
92
The Jackson Laboratory
35
Eastern Maine Medical Center
31
Tyler Technologies
26
University of Maine
22
Idexx Laboratories
15
Pines Health Services
14
MaineGeneral Medical Center
8

Leading job categories for H-1B workers in Maine, 2016

Notes: “Certified positions” indicates the number of jobs certified by Maine employers as eligible for employing H-1B visa holding workers. No data is available on how many visa holders actually filled these positions.

Employer
Certified positions
Software developers
109
General internists
30
Biological scientists
29
Surgeons
21
Computer systems analysts
20
Other physicians and surgeons
19

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