Health Science Schools
In Fairfax, Virginia

There is only one health science school in Fairfax for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of health science and health science education in Fairfax, which includes health science training at the following levels:

  • Health Science Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Health Science
  • Masters degree in Health Science
  • PhD degree in Health Science


Professional Trends

Fairfax Vs. Virginia Health Science Employment

Fairfax 74,770
Virginia 206,650

Of the 133,440 health science professionals employed in Virginia, 74,770 work in Fairfax. The number of health science professionals in Fairfax has shrunk by 25% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Fairfax has increased.

Fairfax Vs. Virginia Health Science employment growth

166,830 178,260 188,940 199,600 133,440
100,160 104,050 110,540 123,420 74,770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Fairfax

Health Science VS. All professions salaries in Fairfax

$64,583 $67,986 $73,984 $78,011 $81,012
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science in Fairfax
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fairfax

In Fairfax, salaries for health science professionals have increased. In 2010 Fairfax health science professionals earned an average yearly salary of $81,012. Health science professionals in Fairfax made a yearly average salary of $64,583, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Fairfax.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in Fairfax

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Health science professionals make a median salary of $69,000 per year in Fairfax. The difference in pay between the health science professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 112%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $46,610 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $99,032 per year.

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in Fairfax

Health Information
Health Information Management
Biomedical Engineering
Health Science

Fairfax health science professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Health Science schools in Fairfax


Many of Fairfax's health science professionals are graduates of the only accredited health science school in the city.

Health Science Programs Offered In Fairfax


Fairfax's health science schools offer 6 health science degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Health Science Degrees In Fairfax


Approximately 41 students graduated from health science courses in 2010.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in Fairfax, Virginia

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