Full Sail University Alumni Average Salary

Around 19,000 people attend Full Sail University, a institution based in Winter Park, Fla. 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. The numbers in this rundown were provided by the Full Sail University grads who participated in PayScale's salary survey.

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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: 27 May 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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Former Full Sail University students are professionally suited for a wide range of fields including religious service, the amusement park industry, and the education industry. The software development industry registers as the most common industry among alumni. The average salary for a grad from Full Sail University is $45K.


Graduates from this school who take the survey are more likely to be male — the male-to-female ratio is 3 to 1.


Former Full Sail University students with an interest in making money consider becoming Front End Developers, the highest-paying gig (average earnings amount to about $63K) among this alumni group. Other well-paid jobs include Plant Managers of Manufacturing (approximately $55K) and Web Designers ($44K). Collecting the smallest paychecks are Graphic Designers — they bring in around $40K.


The most popular destination for former Full Sail University students is Orlando, Fla. Dayton, Ohio is also a common destination for Full Sail University grads and offers the best pay with a median salary of $55K. Full Sail University alumni in Chicago, Ill. can often be found sliding in at the lower end of the pay scale, where median paychecks are the smallest at $36K. Austin, Texas and Louisville, Ky. are also desirable cities.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Science in Digital Media leads to the highest pay for Full Sail University grads ($71K on average per year). A Bachelor's Degree commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of approximately $48K.


Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop is common among Full Sail University alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, approximately one in four former students report doing so. Full Sail University grads with Project Management experience garner salaries that are 32 percent more than other grads' salaries. Demonstrated ability in Project Management, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe InDesign rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

The larger part of grads save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Dental insurance applies to a majority of graduates, and the larger part of respondents report health coverage. Full Sail University alumni are also on the receiving end of 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

Highly satisfied
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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