Economic Success

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Our office is open 8AM-4:30 PM M-F

TTY 711

12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 432
Fairfax, VA 22035

Rebecca Moudry,
Director, Department of Economic Initiatives

Wage Growth Across Sectors


Description: Wage growth across sectors is important to track as the county wants to have quality jobs that pay well and enable workers to live in the county.

Performance Measure: Annual Average Pay by Sector – measures and compares the average annual pay for federal, state, and local governments, and the private sector within Fairfax County. 

Data: Infographic – Employment and Wage

Interpretation: The average wage in each of the four sectors has marginally increased over the last six years (2012 to 2017).

Data: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics/Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages, 2013 to 2017

Chart of annual average pay by sector.

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