Average Salary for Full Sail University Alumni

Around 19,000 people attend Full Sail University, a institution based in Winter Park, Fla. This report is based on the responses of Full Sail University graduates who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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Full Sail University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location.
Software Engineer
9 salaries
Web Developer
9 salaries
Graphic Designer
9 salaries
Software Developer
6 salaries
Film / Video Editor
4 salaries
Web Designer
4 salaries
Information Technology (IT) Manager
3 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 198
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About This School

3300 University Blvd
Winter Park, FL 32792-7429

Full Sail



Private School, For Profit

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Graduates of Full Sail University head into a range of vocations when it comes to work; the education industry, the entertainment or video game software development industry, and the web development industry are just a few professional areas popular among alumni. Among Full Sail University grads, the marketing, advertising, and media management industry is a commonly chosen career field. Former Full Sail University graduates bring in about $45K on average.


The biggest paychecks among Full Sail University alumni are earned by Software Engineers — these former students make a median salary of approximately $65K per year. The next biggest paychecks go to Information Technology Managers ($55K) and Web Developers ($51K). Sitting at the bottom of the pay scale are Graphic Designers who make an average of around $37K.


Many Full Sail University grads end up living in Orlando, Fla., deeming it the most popular city for former students of this school. It is no surprise that San Francisco, Calif., which hands out the biggest paychecks (the average salary is $61K), is another of the most popular spots for former Full Sail University students. On the other end, Full Sail University grads flock to Jacksonville, Fla., which actually offers the weakest median salary of $31K. Graduates also relocate to Los Angeles, Calif. and New York, N.Y.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for Full Sail University grads with an Associate of Science (AS), Digital Media (average earnings climb to around $78K per year). Graduates holding an Associate of Science (AS), Recording Arts fare the worst in terms of compensation with an average yearly salary of $26K.


Project Management is a popular skill among Full Sail University alumni, with roughly a sixth of workers reporting using it on the job. Competency in Project Management translates into above-average pay for Full Sail University grads — they earn 19 percent more than their fellow graduates. Also considered top-notch skills are Adobe Photoshop, Graphic Design, and HTML.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of alumni for this school enjoy paid vacation days and about one in three grads get paid sick time. A fair number of alums report contributing to a 401(k). Dental insurance applies to a majority of the survey participants, and a strong majority of graduates report health coverage. Other benefits awarded to Full Sail University alumni include a casual working environment, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and free drinks.

Related Schools

Schools similar to Full Sail University include South University-Savannah, Kaplan University-Davenport Campus, and Herzing University-Winter Park.

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Key Stats for Full Sail University


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$29,492 - $56,795
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 67 votes.
$27,404 - $61,311
$36,766 - $98,264
$29,617 - $83,573
$34,817 - $45,781

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