Computer Science Schools
In Fairfax, Virginia

The city of Fairfax has 2 schools where computer science faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in computer science in the city of Fairfax, which encompasses computer science training at the following levels:

  • Computer Science Certificate
  • Associates degree in Computer Science
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science
  • Masters degree in Computer Science
  • PhD degree in Computer Science


Statistics

Professional Trends

Fairfax Vs. Virginia Computer Science Employment

Fairfax 17,110
Virginia 70,970

Exactly 17,110 of the 16,920 computer science professionals employed in Virginia, work in Fairfax. The number of computer science professionals in Fairfax has shrunk by 71% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for computer science professionals in Fairfax has decreased, overall employment in Fairfax has increased.

Fairfax Vs. Virginia Computer Science employment growth

64,090 65,510 68,000 70,360 16,920
58,360 57,290 58,980 61,840 17,110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Fairfax

Computer Science VS. All professions salaries in Fairfax

$72,712 $76,262 $78,094 $79,202 $86,233
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Computer Science in Fairfax
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fairfax

As the number of computer science professionals in Fairfax has shrunk, salaries for computer science professionals have increased. In 2010 computer science professionals in Fairfax reportedly earned an average salary of $86,233 per year. Computer science professionals in Fairfax made a yearly average salary of $72,712, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Fairfax.

Salary percentiles for Computer science professionals in Fairfax

10th percentile
$50,363
25th percentile
$64,783
50th percentile
$81,670
75th percentile
$102,600
90th percentile
$94,695

Computer science professionals in Fairfax earn a median salary of $81,670 per year. The 10% of computer science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $50,363 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 88% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Computer science professionals and related professions in Fairfax

Computer Programming
$80,750
Computer Forensics
$85,390
Computer Science
$86,233
Computer Engineering
$104,200
Information Technology
$120,135
Information Systems
$140,200

On average computer science professional salaries in Fairfax are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Computer Science schools in Fairfax

2

Many of Fairfax's computer science professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited computer science schools in the city.

Computer Science Programs Offered In Fairfax

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
1
Total4

Fairfax's computer science schools offer 4 computer science degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Computer Science Degrees In Fairfax

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
4
doctor
7
Certificate
2
Total15

Approximately 15 students completed computer science courses in 2010.

Computer Science Faculty Salaries in Fairfax, Virginia

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