Full Sail University Alumni Average Salary

Full Sail University, a school in Winter Park, Fla., has roughly 19,000 undergrads. Alumni responses to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this outline.

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Full Sail University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data 
Graphic Designer
39 salaries
Software Engineer
24 salaries
Web Developer
17 salaries
Front End Developer / Engineer
17 salaries
Film / Video Editor
16 salaries
Marketing Director
15 salaries
Marketing Manager
13 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 8 Feb 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 758

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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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Professionally, the education industry, the marketing, advertising, and media management industry, and the amusement park industry are popular business areas among Full Sail University alumni. The most highly represented industry among alumni is the software development industry. Starting salaries of $46K are the median among Full Sail University grads.


Former Full Sail University students with an interest in making money consider becoming Software Engineers, the highest-paying gig (average earnings amount to about $71K) among this alumni group. Other well-paid jobs include Front End Developers ($63K) and Plant Managers of Manufacturing ($55K). Graphic Designers get the short end of the stick when it comes to salary; grads report making an average of approximately $40K in this job.


Orlando, Fla. is a hot spot for Full Sail University alum. The top-paying city popular with Full Sail University alumni is Dayton, Ohio, which offers a median salary of $55K. Full Sail University alumni in Louisville, Ky. can often be found sliding in at the lower end of the pay scale, where median paychecks are the smallest at around $48K. Other cities of interest include New York, N.Y. and Chicago, Ill.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for Full Sail University grads with a Master of Science (MS) (average earnings climb to $60K per year). The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is an Associate of Science (AS) (around $48K on average annually).


Full Sail University grads are usually competent in Adobe Photoshop, and slightly less than a fourth of alumni continue practicing this skill in their career. Project Management commands a pay premium of 31 percent for Full Sail University grads. Competency in Project Management, Adobe InDesign, and Microsoft Excel also warrants excellent remuneration.

Benefits and Perks

The larger part of alums set up a 401(k) to save for retirement. It is no small feat that more than half of alumni are given health coverage, and more than half of respondents accept dental insurance. Full Sail University alumni are rewarded with additional benefits, such as a casual working environment, optional telecommute / work from home, life insurance, flexible hours, 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.

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$39,305 - $61,674
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based on 5 votes.
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