Full Sail University Alumni Average Salary

Full Sail University, a school in Winter Park, Fla., has roughly 19,000 undergrads. The survey respondent pool is largely skewed toward men with a male-to-female ratio of 5-to-1, and men also report larger salaries after graduation than women do. Alumni participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

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Full Sail University School Alumni

Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data 
Graphic Designer
4 salaries
Front End Developer / Engineer
2 salaries
Web Designer
2 salaries
Plant Manager, Manufacturing
2 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Jun 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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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 work in a variety of sectors including religious service, the amusement park industry, and the education industry. The most popular field is the software development industry. Median pay for those who graduated from Full Sail University amounts to $45K.


Men make up the majority of graduates who answered the questionnaire for a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.


The Full Sail University alumni who make the most are Front End Developers; they report a median pay of around $63K. Plant Managers of Manufacturing and Web Designers draw in a fair amount as well — $55K and approximately $44K, respectively. Graphic Designers get the short end of the stick when it comes to salary; grads report making an average of $40K in this job.


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 Dayton, Ohio, which hands out the biggest paychecks (the average salary is $55K), is another of the most popular spots for former Full Sail University students. For comparison, the lowest-paying city popular with Full Sail University alumni is Chicago, Ill., which offers a median salary of about $36K. Austin, Texas and Louisville, Ky. also rank high on the list of cities.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Science in Digital Media will compensate Full Sail University grads at a much higher rate than other degrees — these alums rake in approximately $71K on average per year. A Bachelor's Degree is less advantageous in terms of earnings; alums with this degree are the lowest earners with a median annual pay of $48K.


Adobe Photoshop is a popular skill among Full Sail University alumni, with close to one-fourth of workers reporting using it on the job. Full Sail University grads with Project Management experience garner salaries that are 32 percent more than other grads' salaries. Other top skills include Project Management, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe InDesign.

Benefits and Perks

More than half of grads set up a 401(k) to save for retirement. For this school, the larger part of graduates are the recipients of health benefits, and the larger part of alums pick up dental plans, too. Alumni of Full Sail University also take in a casual working environment, life insurance, flexible hours, optional telecommute / work from home, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

Related Schools

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

Key Stats for Full Sail University


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$45,500 - $62,510
$31,893 - $63,443

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
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