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Accounting Schools
In Fairfax, Virginia

Accounting faculty can choose to work at only one accounting school in Fairfax. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the accounting academic community in Fairfax, and the future trends. Academia in accounting includes accounting training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Fairfax Vs. Virginia Accounting Employment

Fairfax 66,020
Virginia 98,910

Exactly 66,020 of the 98,910 accounting professionals employed in Virginia, work in Fairfax. There has been a 7% decline in the number of accounting professionals in Fairfax between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for accounting professionals in Fairfax has decreased, overall employment in Fairfax has increased.

Fairfax Vs. Virginia Accounting employment growth

106,440 105,260 106,090 102,640 98,910
70,810 70,010 70,620 68,250 66,020
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Fairfax

Accounting VS. All professions salaries in Fairfax

$48,825 $50,647 $53,407 $54,362 $56,202
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting in Fairfax
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fairfax

Salaries for accounting professionals in Fairfax have increased. In 2010 Fairfax accounting professionals earned an average yearly salary of $56,202. The average salary for accounting professionals in Fairfax was $48,825 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Fairfax.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Fairfax

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Accounting professionals in Fairfax earn a median salary of $52,952 per year. The 10% of accounting professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $34,447 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 139% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Fairfax

Forensic Accounting
Business Administration
Small Business

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

Educational Trends

Accounting schools in Fairfax


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

Accounting Programs Offered In Fairfax


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in accounting offered by Fairfax's accounting schools.

Student Completed Accounting Degrees In Fairfax


In 2010 approximately 242 students completed accounting courses.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Fairfax, Virginia

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