Alexandria, Virginia 

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The job market in Alexandria, VA is looking very promising. The projected job growth rate for the area is 26.64%, which is higher than the national average of 30.54%. In addition, the unemployment rate in Alexandria is only 2.8%, much lower than the US rate of 4.1%. This indicates that employers are actively seeking to fill new positions in this region and that economic opportunities are plentiful here. It's a great time to be looking for employment in Alexandria, VA!

The unemployment rate in Alexandria is 4.9% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%)


- That Job Growth in Alexandria has been Positive.
- Jobs have Increased by 1.9% over the past year.
- The average salary in Alexandria is $105,450.
- The median home cost in Alexandria is $590,300


- Best paying jobs in Alexandria? Legal ($148,009)
- Worst paying jobs? Cleaning, Maintenance ($20,023)
- Highest paying industry jobs? Public Administration ($114,965)
- Lowest paying industry jobs? Accommodation and Food Services ($26,154)
- Average Income of Residents in Alexandria ($68,640) compared to USA ($37,638)
- The Unemployment Rate in Alexandria (4.9) is lower than USA (6)


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Diverse and inclusive employers are looking for job seekers with a wide range of skills and experience. You can find jobs in Alexandria, Virginia that match your qualifications.

  EMPLOYMENT INFORMATIONAlexandria, VirginiaUnited States
  AVERAGE SALARY BY OCCUPATIONAlexandria, VirginiaUnited States
  Business, Financial$105,000$68,299
  Computer, Math$101,800$87,306
  Architecture, Engineering$98,984$86,023
  Social Service$59,326$44,925
  Arts, Entertainment$72,332$43,591
  Health Practitioners$83,250$75,327
  Health Technicians$48,424$41,524
  Healthcare Support$27,520$25,441
  Fire Fighters$55,000$35,516
  Law Enforcement$95,284$64,941
  Food Prep, Serving$21,412$16,379
  Cleaning, Maintenance$20,023$23,378
  Personal Care$21,266$15,351
  Sales, Related$40,506$33,178
  Office Admin, Support$47,636$35,058
  Farming, Fishing, Forestry$65,114$25,716
  Construction, Extraction$34,775$41,315
  Maintence, Repair$50,705$48,436
  Material Moving$21,129$25,906
  AVERAGE SALARY BY INDUSTRYAlexandria, VirginiaUnited States
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting$43,675$31,273
  Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $74,432
  Wholesale Trade$50,778$51,301
  Retail Trade$26,608$26,757
  Transportation and Warehousing$40,487$43,256
  Finance and Insurance$105,040$65,016
  Real Estate and Rental and Leasing$68,098$46,406
  Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services$104,960$73,907
  Management of Companies and Enterprises$83,358$75,118
  Administrative and Support and Waste Services$37,849$30,687
  Educational Services$63,646$44,708
  Health Care and Social Assistance$46,283$40,852
  Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation$41,489$25,861
  Accommodation and Food Services$26,154$18,154
  Other Services$62,828$29,481
  Public Administration$114,965$61,644
UNEMPLOYMENT BY YEAR (Years 1990 to 2021)


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Reviews for Alexandria    49 Reviews
Battle of the Port Cities - 12/31/2018
Old Town Alexandria is a charming port city, with lovely historic homes, fun restaurants and sweet shops. Its easy proximity to the hustle and bustle of DC offer... Read More

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depends what part you live in - 4/9/2017
Alexandria is different depending on what part of it you are in. There is a huge strata of rich and poor, with a few middle class neighborhoods in between. Old town is... Read More

Southwood Subdivinis in SE Fairfax County, Virgini - 4/4/2015
The mailing address in this area is Alexandria, or Engleside. Either way, it's SE Fairfax County between Fort Belvoir and Mount Vernon. The neighborhood has been here... Read More

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