Average Salary for Fairfax county public schools Employees

Fairfax county public schools employees bring home $64K annually on average. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make approximately $41K per year on average. Survey participants who have worked at Fairfax county public schools for between five and 10 years earn about $30K annually on average. The greater proportion of employees (41 percent) report 20 years or more of experience and bring home median pay of $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. (around $41K).

Certifications and Degrees

Teacher Certifications receive bigger paychecks ($86K per year) than those without credentials. Secondary Teacher Certifications with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at approximately $83K annually. Fairfax county public schools workers who hold a Bachelor's Degree are also well compensated, earning about $42K on average.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Counseling; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $99K per year. Childhood Education is a popular skill among Fairfax county public schools workers, with nearly one-fourth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job.

Benefits and Perks

Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 403(b) plan and a company pension plan. Paid time off due to illness is more common here than paid vacation time; a majority of employees report receiving the former, whereas only about two in five survey participants report receiving the latter. For nearly all employees, benefits include health insurance, and most workers get dental coverage, too. Some other perks are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

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Job Satisfaction

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