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History Schools
In Fairfax, Virginia

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


Professional Trends

Fairfax Vs. Virginia History Employment

Fairfax 810
Virginia 230

Exactly 810 of Virginia's 230 history professionals work in Fairfax. The number of history professionals in Fairfax has grown by 7% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of history professionals in Fairfax has increased, overall employment in Fairfax has also increased.

Fairfax Vs. Virginia History employment growth

300 250 260 230 230
760 720 860 750 810
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Fairfax

History VS. All professions salaries in Fairfax

$73,200 $75,225 $76,785 $80,730 $80,935
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: History in Fairfax
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fairfax

Salaries for history professionals in Fairfax have increased. Fairfax history professionals made $80,935 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for history professionals in Fairfax was $73,200 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Fairfax.

Salary percentiles for History professionals in Fairfax

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25th percentile
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75th percentile
90th percentile

History professionals make a median salary of $79,250 per year in Fairfax. The 10% of history professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $46,920 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 137% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for History professionals and related professions in Fairfax

Liberal Arts
Political Science

On average history professional salaries in Fairfax are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

History schools in Fairfax


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

History Programs Offered In Fairfax


Fairfax's history schools offer 3 history degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed History Degrees In Fairfax


Approximately 200 students graduated from history courses in 2010.

History Faculty Salaries in Fairfax, Virginia

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