Average Salary for Full Sail University Alumni

Nestled away in Winter Park, Fla., Full Sail University, a school, has a student population of roughly 19,000. This overview is derived from alumni replies to PayScale's salary survey.

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Full Sail University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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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.
Software Engineer
10 salaries
Web Developer
10 salaries
Graphic Designer
10 salaries
Software Developer
7 salaries
Film / Video Editor
5 salaries
Web Designer
4 salaries
Digital Marketing Manager
4 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 208

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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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Former Full Sail University students are professionally suited for a wide range of fields including the education industry, the entertainment or video game software development industry, and the web development industry. The majority of alumni accept jobs in the marketing, advertising, and media management industry. Full Sail University graduates see an average starting salary of $45K.


Digital Marketing Managers win the contest for best-paid Full Sail University alumni, making $56K on average every year, though Software Engineers (around $55K), and Web Developers (approximately $52K) are not far behind. Web Designers get the short end of the stick when it comes to salary; grads report making an average of $37K in this job.


Many Full Sail University students are Orlando, Fla.-bound following college. San Francisco, Calif. is another hot spot for Full Sail University grads, where salaries rank at the top of the pay scale (compensation averages out to about $61K). On the far end of the pay scale, Full Sail University alumni often reside in Minneapolis, Minn., which is home to the lowest pay at $38K. Other common destinations include Los Angeles, Calif. and New York, N.Y.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for Full Sail University grads with an Associate of Science (AS), Digital Media (average earnings climb to $78K per year). Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding an Associate of Science (AS), Recording Arts — their annual income amounts to around $25K on average.


For Full Sail University grads, proficiency in C++ warrants a paycheck that is 17 percent more than other alumni salaries. Around one in six grads report using Adobe Photoshop as part of their job, making it the most popular skill. Demonstrated ability in Project Management, Graphic Design, and HTML rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of alumni earn paid vacation and just one-third of alumni get paid sick time. A fair number of alumni allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Dental insurance applies to more than half of respondents, and a strong majority of grads report health coverage. Other benefits that Full Sail University alumni receive are 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.

Key Stats for Full Sail University


24 %
76 %
$29,775 - $58,977
$32,121 - $62,657
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 73 votes.
$27,404 - $61,311
$37,094 - $86,750
$29,617 - $83,573
$34,817 - $45,781
$30,369 - $48,010
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