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Gerontology Schools
In Fairfax, Virginia

The city of Fairfax has only one school where gerontology faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the gerontology academic community in Fairfax, and the future trends. Academia in gerontology includes gerontology training at the gerontology certificate level.


Professional Trends

Fairfax Vs. Virginia Gerontology Employment

Fairfax 41,070
Virginia 76,270

Exactly 41,070 of the 76,270 gerontology professionals employed in Virginia, work in Fairfax. There has been a 20% growth in the number of gerontology professionals in Fairfax between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Fairfax has also increased.

Fairfax Vs. Virginia Gerontology employment growth

66,550 68,450 70,820 72,760 76,270
34,340 34,770 38,710 39,060 41,070
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Fairfax

Gerontology VS. All professions salaries in Fairfax

$73,842 $77,346 $79,842 $81,984 $82,536
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Gerontology in Fairfax
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fairfax

As the number of gerontology professionals in Fairfax has grown, salaries for gerontology professionals have also increased. Fairfax gerontology professionals made $82,536 per year, on average, in 2010. Gerontology professionals in Fairfax made a yearly average salary of $73,842, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Fairfax.

Salary percentiles for Gerontology professionals in Fairfax

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Fairfax gerontology professionals earn a median yearly salary of $79,686. The 10% of gerontology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $50,192 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 138% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Gerontology professionals and related professions in Fairfax


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

Educational Trends

Gerontology schools in Fairfax


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

Gerontology Programs Offered In Fairfax


There is one degree and certificate program in gerontology offered by Fairfax's gerontology school.

Student Completed Gerontology Degrees In Fairfax


Approximately 3 students completed gerontology courses in 2010.

Gerontology Faculty Salaries in Fairfax, Virginia

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