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In Fairfax, Virginia

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

  • Public Administration Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Public Administration
  • Masters degree in Public Administration
  • PhD degree in Public Administration


Professional Trends

Fairfax Vs. Virginia Public Administration Employment

Fairfax 15,580
Virginia 8,990

Of the 8,990 public administration professionals employed in Virginia, 15,580 work in Fairfax. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of public administration professionals in Fairfax has grown by 52%. Overall employment in Fairfax has also increased.

Fairfax Vs. Virginia Public Administration employment growth

6,500 7,730 8,740 9,120 8,990
10,240 10,480 12,730 14,060 15,580
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Fairfax

Public Administration VS. All professions salaries in Fairfax

$90,055 $96,338 $101,803 $105,908 $107,553
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Public Administration in Fairfax
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fairfax

Salaries for public administration professionals in Fairfax have increased. In 2010 Fairfax public administration professionals earned an average yearly salary of $107,553. Four years earlier in 2006, public administration professionals in Fairfax made an average salary of $90,055 per year. The growth in the salary of public administration professionals in Fairfax is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Public administration professionals in Fairfax

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Fairfax public administration professionals earn a median yearly salary of $66,453. The difference in pay between the public administration professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 143%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $53,520 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $130,067 per year.

Average Salaries for Public administration professionals and related professions in Fairfax

Social Work
Criminal Justice
Political Science
Public Administration
Business Administration
Business Management

On average public administration professionals in Fairfax earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Fairfax.

Educational Trends

Public Administration schools in Fairfax


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

Public Administration Programs Offered In Fairfax


Fairfax's public administration schools offer 7 public administration degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Public Administration Degrees In Fairfax


In 2010 approximately 303 students completed public administration courses.

Public Administration Faculty Salaries in Fairfax, Virginia

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