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Social Work Schools
In Fairfax, Virginia

There is only one social work school in Fairfax for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the social work academic community in Fairfax, and the future trends. Academia in social work includes social work training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Fairfax Vs. Virginia Social Work Employment

Fairfax 7,850
Virginia 14,460

Exactly 7,850 of the 14,460 social workers employed in Virginia, work in Fairfax. Between 2006 and 2010, in Fairfax, there has been a 12% growth in the number of social workers. As the number of social workers in Fairfax has increased, overall employment in Fairfax has also increased.

Fairfax Vs. Virginia Social Work employment growth

14,080 14,260 15,410 14,380 14,460
7,040 7,880 9,230 8,460 7,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Fairfax

Social Work VS. All professions salaries in Fairfax

$53,868 $55,045 $53,993 $54,650 $58,150
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Social Work in Fairfax
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fairfax

Salaries for social workers in Fairfax have increased. Fairfax social workers made $58,150 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for social workers in Fairfax was $53,868 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of social workers in Fairfax is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Social workers in Fairfax

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25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Fairfax social workers earn a median yearly salary of $57,368. The 10% of social workers in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $31,970 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 172% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Social workers and related professions in Fairfax

Human Resources
Human Services
Social Work
Public Health
Public Administration

Social worker salaries in Fairfax are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Social Work schools in Fairfax


There is only one accredited social work school in the city. Many of Fairfax's social workers are graduates of this school.

Social Work Programs Offered In Fairfax


Fairfax's social work schools offer 2 social work degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Social Work Degrees In Fairfax


In 2010 approximately 86 students completed social work courses.

Social Work Faculty Salaries in Fairfax, Virginia

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