Art Schools
In Fairfax, Virginia

In Fairfax, there is only one art school where art faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of art and art education in Fairfax, which includes art training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Art
  • Masters degree in Art


Statistics

Professional Trends

Fairfax Vs. Virginia Art Employment

Fairfax 970
Virginia 1,510

Of the 980 art professionals employed in Virginia, 410 work in Fairfax. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of art professionals in Fairfax has shrunk by 43%. Overall employment in Fairfax has increased.

Fairfax Vs. Virginia Art employment growth

1,500 1,360 1,160 1,200 980
720 840 760 680 410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Fairfax

Art VS. All professions salaries in Fairfax

$55,920 $52,553 $56,860 $54,700 $60,900
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Art in Fairfax
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fairfax

In Fairfax, salaries for art professionals have increased. In 2010 Fairfax art professionals earned an average yearly salary of $60,900. Art professionals in Fairfax made a yearly average salary of $55,920, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Fairfax.

Salary percentiles for Art professionals in Fairfax

10th percentile
$37,050
25th percentile
$47,150
50th percentile
$59,960
75th percentile
$73,720
90th percentile
$85,960

Art professionals in Fairfax make a median yearly salary of $59,960. The difference in pay between the art professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 132%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $37,050 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $85,960 per year.

Average Salaries for Art professionals and related professions in Fairfax

Design
$52,775
Visual Communications
$57,748
Drafting
$58,800
Web Design
$60,450
Graphic Design
$60,450
Animation
$60,750
Art
$60,900
Film
$61,870

On average art professional salaries in Fairfax are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Art schools in Fairfax

1

There is only one accredited art school in the city. Many of Fairfax's art professionals are graduates of this school.

Art Programs Offered In Fairfax

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total4

There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in art offered by Fairfax's art schools.

Student Completed Art Degrees In Fairfax

associate
0
bachelor
17
master
8
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total25

In 2010 approximately 25 students graduated from art courses.

Art Faculty Salaries in Fairfax, Virginia

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