Fairfax Jobs

  • Quickway Carriers CDL-A Company Truck Drivers

    Quickway Carriers - Fairfax, VA

    Quickway Carriers is seeking PROFESSIONAL COMPANY DRIVERS to fill our truck driving positions right now! We offer CDL-A Company Truck Drivers HOME TIME, BENEFITS and ALL THE...

    from Quickway Carriers - 1 day ago
  • Information Technology Specialist - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Fairfax, VA

    Everything begins with solid communications. And in this hyper-networked world, that won't change anytime soon. So set yourself up in a promising civilian career by learning the...

    from Army National Guard - 7 hours ago
  • Physical Therapist / PT - Full Time Job

    HCR Manor Care - Fairfax, VA

    Location: 539 - MCHS - Fair Oaks SNF, Fairfax, Virginia Title: Physical Therapist / PT - Full Time Description: Physical Therapist / PT / Physical Therapy Our Company: HCR...

    from HCR ManorCare - 1 day ago
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Fairfax, Virginia

Fairfax is an independent city forming an enclave within the confines of Fairfax County, in the U.S. state of Virginia. Although politically independent of the surrounding county, the City of Fairfax is nevertheless its county seat . Situated in the Northern Virginia region, Fairfax forms part of the Washington Metropolitan Area. The Bureau of Economic Analysis combines Fairfax with Fairfax County for statistical purposes. The population was 21,498 at the 2000 census. Many surrounding communities and developments have a Fairfax postal mailing address. While the City is an enclave within the County of Fairfax, a small portion of the County is itself an enclave within the city.

Fairfax Careers

Among the most common occupations in Fairfax are Management, professional, and related occupations, 49%; Sales and office occupations, 22%; and Service occupations, 14%. Approximately 73 percent of workers in Fairfax, Virginia work for companies, 20 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Fairfax Industries

The leading industries in Fairfax, Virginia are Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services, 19%; Educational, health and social services, 16%; and Public administration, 10%. Simply Hired's Fairfax job listings indicate that the following industries in Fairfax are hiring the most workers:

Fairfax Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Fairfax, Virginia is $44,350, and the median income of households in Fairfax was $67,642.

Average Salaries in Fairfax, VA

Fairfax, VA


According to our Fairfax Trends data, the number of Fairfax, Virginia jobs has decreased by 17% since August 2013.
Fairfax job trends

Fairfax Employment Statistics

Population of Fairfax
Total population 21,498
Male 48.77%
Female 51.23%
Median age 37.0
Fairfax Housing
Owner-occupied homes 69.1%
Median cost of a home $192,100
Median mortgage payment $1,124
Renter-occupied homes 30.9%
Vacant housing 2.1%
Median monthly rent $945
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $50,348
Median for all female full-time $38,351
Household Income
Less than $10,000 3%
$10,000 to $14,999 2%
$15,000 to $24,999 6%
$25,000 to $34,999 6%
$35,000 to $49,999 15%
$50,000 to $74,999 24%
$75,000 to $99,999 18%
$100,000 to $149,999 16%
$150,000 to $199,999 6%
$200,000 or more 4%
Less than 9th grade 5%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6%
High school graduate 20%
Some college, no degree 17%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 25%
Graduate degree 21%
Marital Status
Never married 29%
Currently married 55%
Separated 2%
Widowed 7%
Divorced 7%
White 75%
Black or African American 5%
Asian 13%
Other 7%
Fairfax Commute
Carpool 11.6%
Public transportation 7.6%
Average travel time 30 minutes

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