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Average Salary for Full Sail University Alumni

Full Sail University is a university located in Winter Park. With a male-to-female ratio of 4-to-1, there are more men than women in the pool of respondents. In addition, male grads generally bring in more money than their female equivalents according to alumni reports. This report is based on the responses of Full Sail University graduates who completed the PayScale salary survey.

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. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
Web Developer
14 salaries
Graphic Designer
13 salaries
Software Engineer
13 salaries
Film / Video Editor
9 salaries
Software Developer
9 salaries
3d Artist
7 salaries
Web Designer
5 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 276
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Full Sail University Details

3300 University Blvd
Winter Park, FL 32792-7429

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Graduates of Full Sail University work in a variety of industries including the web development industry, the marketing, advertising, and media management industry, and the education industry. The entertainment or video game software development industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni. Typical pay for those who graduated from Full Sail University amounts to about $44K.


Graduates skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.


Full Sail University grads who become Software Engineers garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in around $53K annually. However, Web Developers and Software Developers also rank as top-earners (bringing in $51K and $49K, respectively). Web Designers pick up $34K in financial rewards, representing the lowest-paid position among alumni.


Orlando is a hot spot for Full Sail University alum. Full Sail University alumni seeking the highest salaries end up in Los Angeles, which offers median salaries of approximately $65K. On the other hand, Full Sail University alumni who end up in Jacksonville receive the lowest median salaries of $43K. Other common destinations include New York and Chicago.

Degree Major

With annual earnings of about $75K per year, Full Sail University grads who have an Associate of Science (AS), Digital Media are the best paid among the alumni population. On the other end of the spectrum, those with a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) tend to do the worst in terms of salary, making around $28K per year.


Full Sail University grads with Project Management abilities can expect to make 21 percent more than their former classmates ($54K). Adobe Photoshop is a common skill among Full Sail University alumni — slightly less than a fifth of grads mention using it at work. Project Management, Graphic Design, and HTML are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

Only about two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and one in three grads receive sick leave. Most former students set up a 401(k) to save for retirement. A fair portion of survey participants have medical plans, and a majority of graduates have dental insurance. 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.

Test Scores

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ACT Scores

Key Stats

22 %
78 %
$29,950 - $58,977
$31,739 - $61,578
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 133 votes.
$28,188 - $59,495
$37,814 - $73,500
$31,996 - $84,996
$35,493 - $52,381
$30,565 - $49,622

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