Full Sail University Alumni Average Salary

Full Sail University, a school in Winter Park, Fla., has roughly 19,000 undergrads. The data in this summary come from Full Sail University alumni who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Full Sail University Alumni

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Graphic Designer
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Software Engineer
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Software Developer
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Film / Video Editor
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Web Developer
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Art Director
4 salaries
Front End Developer / Engineer
3 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 156
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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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Full Sail University alumni find work in an assortment of industries including the education industry, the audio or video production or recording industry, and the web development industry. The marketing, advertising, and media management industry registers as the most common industry among alumni. The average salary for a grad from Full Sail University is around $45K.


Among Full Sail University alumni, those working as Software Engineers report the highest median pay of $66K, followed by Web Developers ($55K), and Marketing Managers (about $46K). Sitting at the bottom of the pay scale are Graphic Designers who make an average of $35K.


Home to a large number of Full Sail University alums, Orlando, Fla. is by far the most attractive city for these former students. Los Angeles, Calif. is another hot spot for Full Sail University grads, where salaries rank at the top of the pay scale (compensation averages out to $67K). Home to the lowest median salary for Full Sail University alumni is Jacksonville, Fla., a popular place for former students despite its approximately $31K average paycheck. New York, N.Y. is also a common pick among Full Sail University grads, along with Minneapolis, Minn.

Degree Major

Full Sail University grads who fare the best in terms of salary hold an Associate of Science (AS), Digital Media and earn a median salary of $114K per year. Those holding an Associate of Science (AS), Recording Arts are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in $25K on average per year.


For Full Sail University grads, proficiency in C++ warrants a paycheck that is 34 percent more than other alumni salaries. Adobe Photoshop is a popular skill among Full Sail University alumni, with nearly one in seven grads reporting using it on the job. Project Management, Graphic Design, and Adobe Illustrator are desirable skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Although slightly less than half of the graduates are compensated for vacation days, only one in three grads are paid for sick time. Health coverage is awarded to a fair number of grads, and dental insurance is issued to more than half of grads as well. In an effort to save up for the years ahead, a fair number of respondents contribute to a 401(k). Full Sail University alumni are also on the receiving end of 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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$29,375 - $54,938
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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 56 votes.
$26,963 - $62,275
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$33,221 - $86,472
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