Law Schools
In Fairfax, Virginia

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

  • Bachelors degree in Law
  • Masters degree in Law
  • PhD degree in Law


Statistics

Professional Trends

Fairfax Vs. Virginia Law Employment

Fairfax 74,460
Virginia 51,010

Exactly 74,460 of the 51,010 law professionals employed in Virginia, work in Fairfax. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of law professionals in Fairfax has shrunk by 2%. As the employment for law professionals in Fairfax has decreased, overall employment in Fairfax has increased.

Fairfax Vs. Virginia Law employment growth

49,510 51,050 53,220 51,460 51,010
75,840 77,060 76,940 76,000 74,460
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Fairfax

Law VS. All professions salaries in Fairfax

$65,520 $64,264 $71,612 $69,654 $70,861
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Law in Fairfax
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fairfax

In Fairfax, salaries for law professionals have increased. In 2010 law professionals in Fairfax reportedly earned an average salary of $70,861 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for law professionals in Fairfax was $65,520 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Fairfax.

Salary percentiles for Law professionals in Fairfax

10th percentile
$42,627
25th percentile
$53,556
50th percentile
$68,188
75th percentile
$71,450
90th percentile
$88,119

Law professionals in Fairfax make a median yearly salary of $68,188. The 10% of law professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $42,627 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $88,119 per year.

Average Salaries for Law professionals and related professions in Fairfax

Court Reporter
$44,640
Homeland Security
$58,988
Criminal Justice
$59,066
Paralegal
$60,370
Law
$70,861
Forensic Accounting
$84,413
Forensic Science
$85,390
Criminology
$87,633
Public Administration
$107,553

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

Educational Trends

Law schools in Fairfax

1

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

Law Programs Offered In Fairfax

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
3
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total6

There are a total of 6 degree and certificate programs in law offered by Fairfax's law schools.

Student Completed Law Degrees In Fairfax

associate
0
bachelor
163
master
5
doctor
225
Certificate
0
Total393

Approximately 393 students graduated from law courses in 2010.

Law Faculty Salaries in Fairfax, Virginia

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