Counseling Schools
In Fairfax, Virginia

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

  • Counseling Certificate
  • Masters degree in Counseling


Professional Trends

Fairfax Vs. Virginia Counseling Employment

Fairfax 10,900
Virginia 20,930

Exactly 10,900 of Virginia's 20,020 counseling professionals work in Fairfax. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of counseling professionals in Fairfax has grown by 19%. As the employment for counseling professionals in Fairfax has increased, overall employment in Fairfax has also increased.

Fairfax Vs. Virginia Counseling employment growth

16,070 18,200 19,540 20,080 20,020
9,190 9,860 12,010 12,290 10,900
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Fairfax

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Fairfax

$54,776 $54,665 $53,542 $56,210 $55,250
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Fairfax
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fairfax

Salaries for counseling professionals in Fairfax have increased. In 2010 counseling professionals in Fairfax reportedly earned an average salary of $55,250 per year. The average salary for counseling professionals in Fairfax was $54,776 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of counseling professionals in Fairfax is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Fairfax

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Counseling professionals in Fairfax earn a median salary of $52,310 per year. The difference in pay between the counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 153%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $32,556 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $82,490 per year.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Fairfax

Organizational Psychology
Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Sports Psychology
School Psychology
Forensic Psychology

On average counseling professionals in Fairfax earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Fairfax.

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Fairfax


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

Counseling Programs Offered In Fairfax


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in counseling offered by Fairfax's counseling schools.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Fairfax


Approximately 53 students completed counseling courses in 2010.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Fairfax, Virginia

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