Average Salary for Fairfax county public schools Employees

Compensation for Fairfax county public schools employees is around $64K annually on average. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to approximately $30K per year. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $41K annually on average. The largest slice of the Fairfax county public schools workforce (41 percent) has been working for 20 years or more and earns, on average, about $82K per year.


Residents of Fairfax, Va. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $75K annually; other top-paying cities include Alexandria, Va. ($55K) and Falls Church, Va. ($41K).

Certifications and Degrees

Teacher Certifications are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $86K per year. Secondary Teacher Certifications with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $83K annually. Regarding salaries and education, Fairfax county public schools pays those with a Bachelor's Degree the most — about $42K.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Counseling among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of approximately $99K per year. Childhood Education also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; about one in four of employees surveyed report using it at work.

Benefits and Perks

With an eye toward the future, Fairfax county public schools offers several choices in retirement planning such as a 403(b) plan and a company pension plan. A majority of respondents report receiving paid sick leave, but only two-fifths of respondents are paid for vacation days. At Fairfax county public schools, a large number of workers have health insurance, and most employees have dental coverage. Fairfax county public schools folks also make good use of life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

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31 %
$20,457 - $80,000
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1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

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