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Psychology Schools
In Fairfax, Virginia

The city of Fairfax has only one school where psychology faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of psychology and psychology education in Fairfax, which includes psychology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Fairfax Vs. Virginia Psychology Employment

Fairfax 2,250
Virginia 2,480

Exactly 2,250 of the 2,480 psychology professionals employed in Virginia, work in Fairfax. The number of psychology professionals in Fairfax has grown by 17% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for psychology professionals in Fairfax has increased, overall employment in Fairfax has also increased.

Fairfax Vs. Virginia Psychology employment growth

2,340 2,480 2,430 2,170 2,480
1,920 1,920 2,040 1,990 2,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Fairfax

Psychology VS. All professions salaries in Fairfax

$78,990 $86,713 $84,300 $87,915 $88,510
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology in Fairfax
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fairfax

Salaries for psychology professionals in Fairfax have increased. In 2010 psychology professionals in Fairfax reportedly earned an average salary of $88,510 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, psychology professionals in Fairfax made an average salary of $78,990 per year. The growth in the salary of psychology professionals in Fairfax is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Fairfax

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Fairfax psychology professionals earn a median yearly salary of $86,380. The 10% of psychology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $52,045 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 150% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Fairfax

Organizational Psychology
Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology

On average psychology professional salaries in Fairfax are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Psychology schools in Fairfax


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

Psychology Programs Offered In Fairfax


There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in psychology offered by Fairfax's psychology schools.

Student Completed Psychology Degrees In Fairfax


Approximately 407 students graduated from psychology courses in 2010.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Fairfax, Virginia

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