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Political Science Schools
In Fairfax, Virginia

Political Science faculty can choose to work at only one political science school in Fairfax. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in political science in the city of Fairfax, which encompasses political science training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Fairfax Vs. Virginia Political Science Employment

Fairfax 3,930
Virginia 870

Exactly 3,930 of the 870 political science professionals employed in Virginia, work in Fairfax. The number of political science professionals in Fairfax has grown by 11% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Fairfax has also increased.

Fairfax Vs. Virginia Political Science employment growth

850 1,160 1,010 990 870
3,530 3,610 3,560 3,490 3,930
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Fairfax

Political Science VS. All professions salaries in Fairfax

$82,365 $86,300 $93,240 $95,720 $97,980
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Political Science in Fairfax
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fairfax

In Fairfax, salaries for political science professionals have increased. In 2010 Fairfax political science professionals earned an average yearly salary of $97,980. Political science professionals in Fairfax made a yearly average salary of $82,365, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of political science professionals in Fairfax is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Political science professionals in Fairfax

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25th percentile
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75th percentile
90th percentile

Political science professionals in Fairfax make a median yearly salary of $95,195. The 10% of political science professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $53,125 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $139,640 per year.

Average Salaries for Political science professionals and related professions in Fairfax

Political Science
Public Administration
International Business

Fairfax political science professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Political Science schools in Fairfax


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

Political Science Programs Offered In Fairfax


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

Student Completed Political Science Degrees In Fairfax


In 2010 approximately 232 students graduated from political science courses.

Political Science Faculty Salaries in Fairfax, Virginia

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