Information Technology Schools
In Fairfax, Virginia

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

  • Information Technology Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Information Technology
  • Masters degree in Information Technology
  • PhD degree in Information Technology


Professional Trends

Fairfax Vs. Virginia Information Technology Employment

Fairfax 38,890
Virginia 185,140

Of the 13,160 information technology professionals employed in Virginia, 14,420 work in Fairfax. Between 2006 and 2010, in Fairfax, there has been a 90% decline in the number of information technology professionals. As the employment for information technology professionals in Fairfax has decreased, overall employment in Fairfax has increased.

Fairfax Vs. Virginia Information Technology employment growth

153,110 154,890 159,460 163,620 13,160
141,080 139,860 142,570 146,460 14,420
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Fairfax

Information Technology VS. All professions salaries in Fairfax

$83,819 $87,489 $91,139 $92,861 $140,200
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Information Technology in Fairfax
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fairfax

In Fairfax, salaries for information technology professionals have increased. In 2010 Fairfax information technology professionals earned an average yearly salary of $140,200. The average salary for information technology professionals in Fairfax was $83,819 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of information technology professionals in Fairfax is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Information technology professionals in Fairfax

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Information technology professionals in Fairfax earn a median salary of $137,730 per year. The difference in pay between the information technology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 95%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $90,520 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $176,550 per year.

Average Salaries for Information technology professionals and related professions in Fairfax

Computer Science
Information Technology
Information Systems

On average information technology professionals in Fairfax earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Fairfax.

Educational Trends

Information Technology schools in Fairfax


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

Information Technology Programs Offered In Fairfax


Fairfax's information technology schools offer 7 information technology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Information Technology Degrees In Fairfax


Approximately 213 students completed information technology courses in 2010.

Information Technology Faculty Salaries in Fairfax, Virginia

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