Sociology Schools
In Fairfax, Virginia

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

  • Bachelors degree in Sociology
  • Masters degree in Sociology


Statistics

Professional Trends

Fairfax Vs. Virginia Sociology Employment

Fairfax 770
Virginia 420

Of the 420 sociology professionals employed in Virginia, 770 work in Fairfax. Between 2006 and 2010, in Fairfax, there has been a 27% decline in the number of sociology professionals. As the number of sociology professionals in Fairfax has decreased, overall employment in Fairfax has increased.

Fairfax Vs. Virginia Sociology employment growth

440 580 430 460 420
1,060 990 1,080 850 770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Fairfax

Sociology VS. All professions salaries in Fairfax

$77,035 $72,505 $79,425 $81,125 $85,455
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sociology in Fairfax
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fairfax

In Fairfax, salaries for sociology professionals have increased. Fairfax sociology professionals made $85,455 per year, on average, in 2010. Sociology professionals in Fairfax made a yearly average salary of $77,035, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Fairfax.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in Fairfax

10th percentile
$41,855
25th percentile
$54,940
50th percentile
$75,150
75th percentile
$108,060
90th percentile
$117,450

Fairfax sociology professionals earn a median yearly salary of $75,150. The 10% of sociology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $41,855 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 181% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in Fairfax

Organizational Psychology
$0
Mental Health
$47,260
Counseling
$55,250
School Psychology
$75,260
Sports Psychology
$75,260
Sociology
$85,455
Criminology
$87,633
Psychology
$88,510
Forensic Psychology
$88,510

Sociology professional salaries in Fairfax are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Sociology schools in Fairfax

1

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

Sociology Programs Offered In Fairfax

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

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

Student Completed Sociology Degrees In Fairfax

associate
0
bachelor
53
master
4
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total57

Approximately 57 students completed sociology courses in 2010.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in Fairfax, Virginia

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