Government Employee salary in Fairfax County, VA

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Based on 644 income tax records
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The average total salary for a Government Employee is $121,500 per year. This is based on data from 644 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Government Employee and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Government Employee salary can vary between $53,000 to $177,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Government Employee salary by location

Government Employee salary by company

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Department Of The Interior, Fairfax County, VA
28 income tax records
$62K – $178K
Central Intelligence Agency, Fairfax County, VA
40 income tax records
$68K – $160K
US Department Of State, Fairfax County, VA
94 income tax records
$70K – $186K

Government Employee demographics in Fairfax County, VA

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34% are single
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66% are married
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53% have kids
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76% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Government Employees in Fairfax County, VA

644 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a government employee in Fairfax County, VA is $121,500 per year. Government employee salaries in Fairfax County, VA can vary between $53,000 to $177,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 644 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as government employee.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for government employees in Fairfax County, VA: Department of The Interior ($130,000 a year), Central Intelligence Agency ($126,000 a year), and US Department of Defense ($124,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for government employees in Fairfax County, VA: Gainesville, VA ($136,000 a year), Bristow, VA ($132,000 a year), and La Plata, MD ($132,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.