Average Salary for Fairfax county public schools Employees

The average Fairfax county public schools employee earns $57K annually. Your role at the company plays the largest role in compensation at Fairfax county public schools, but how long you've been working and your city affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Fairfax county public schools Median Salary by Job


Elementary School Teacher
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Administrative Assistant
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High School Teacher
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Information Technology Specialist
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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 26
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Nearing the top of the pay scale are Head Teachers, Information Technology Support Specialists, High School Teachers, and Elementary School Teachers; while the first receives the highest median pay at approximately $69K per year, the other salaries come in at $65K, about $54K, and around $53K, respectively. Administrative Assistants at Fairfax county public schools do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($40K on average) at the company.

Years of Experience

Average pay is $56K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $54K per year. The greater proportion of employees (32 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $73K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $126K per year for school principal certifications, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Teacher Certifications with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at about $66K annually. Fairfax county public schools provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) — these employees rake in approximately $84K per year.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Leadership; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of around $117K annually. Folks here also tend to know Microsoft Office; on the survey, just under a third of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Many workers are also familiar with Curriculum Planning, Mathematica, and Accounting.

Benefits and Perks

The larger part of respondents can rely on paid vacation days, but only 44 percent have the luxury of paid sick time. Those seeking to set aside retirement funds can rely on several savings options such as a 403(b) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. For the vast majority of respondents, benefits include health insurance, and a solid majority of workers get dental coverage, too. Privileges also include a company cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a defined benefit retirement plan.

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Key Stats for Fairfax county public schools


73 %
27 %
$38,681 - $76,144
$55,798 - $92,750

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$44,048 - $101,000
$47,800 - $110,000
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

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