Full Sail University Alumni Average Salary

Around 19,000 people attend Full Sail University, a institution based in Winter Park, Fla. Alumni participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

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Full Sail University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data 
Graphic Designer
38 salaries
Software Engineer
21 salaries
Front End Developer / Engineer
17 salaries
Web Developer
16 salaries
Marketing Director
15 salaries
Film / Video Editor
14 salaries
Instructional Designer
13 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 730

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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 go into religious service, the internet application software development industry, and the amusement park industry, not to mention a variety of other lines of work. The most popular career sector among alumni is the software development industry. Graduates of Full Sail University earn $45K on average.


Full Sail University grads who become Front End Developers garner financial rewards beyond any other job type for this group — these alumni rake in an average $63K annually. However, Plant Managers of Manufacturing also rank as top-earners (bringing in $55K). Sliding in near the bottom are Graphic Designers, who report earnings of $40K.


Many Full Sail University grads end up living in Orlando, Fla., deeming it the most popular city for former students of this school. Full Sail University grads also flock to Dayton, Ohio, which is home to salaries significantly above average (median pay is around $55K). On the flipside, the lowest-paying city popular among Full Sail University grads is Chicago, Ill. (median compensation is approximately $36K). Other common destinations include Austin, Texas and Louisville, Ky.

Degree Major

A graduate with a Master of Science (MS) from Full Sail University can rake in a whopping average about $60K per year, more than any other degree from this school. Average annual salaries for those with an Associate of Science (AS) are the lowest of the pack, earning approximately $48K.


Project Management commands a pay premium of 33 percent for Full Sail University grads. Adobe Photoshop is a common skill among Full Sail University alumni — just over one in five grads mention using it at work. Other prime know-hows include Project Management, Adobe InDesign, and Graphic Design.

Benefits and Perks

A majority of former students allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. The larger part of respondents have medical plans, and a majority of grads have dental insurance. Other benefits awarded to Full Sail University alumni include 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.

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Key Stats for Full Sail University


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$39,305 - $61,674
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