Full Sail University Alumni Average Salary

Full Sail University, a school in Winter Park, Fla., has roughly 19,000 undergrads. Figures cited in this summary are based on graduates' replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Full Sail University Alumni

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National Salary Data 
Graphic Designer
38 salaries
Software Engineer
30 salaries
Front End Developer / Engineer
17 salaries
Marketing Manager
15 salaries
Film / Video Editor
15 salaries
Software Developer
13 salaries
Web Developer
13 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Aug 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 756
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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 head into a range of vocations when it comes to work; the software development industry, the marketing, advertising, and media management industry, and the entertainment or video game software development industry are just a few professional areas popular among alumni. The education industry is the sector most highly represented among alumni. Full Sail University graduates see an average starting salary of approximately $45K.


Among Full Sail University graduates, the biggest earners are Software Engineers, who haul in around $68K on average. Next on the list are Front End Developers and Web Developers, bringing in $54K and $46K, respectively. Relative to other positions, compensation dwindles for Graphic Designers; alumni in this role face average salaries of about $35K.


Many Full Sail University students are Orlando, Fla.-bound following college. The top-paying city popular with Full Sail University alumni is Los Angeles, Calif., which offers a median salary of $70K. The city with the lowest median paycheck frequented by Full Sail University alumni is Jacksonville, Fla., where earnings average $31K. Other popular cities include New York, N.Y. and Minneapolis, Minn.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for Full Sail University grads with a Master of Fine Arts (MFA), Media Design (average earnings climb to approximately $79K per year). An Associate of Science (AS), Recording Arts offers the lowest median annual financial reward ($25K).


Full Sail University grads with C++ abilities can expect to make 48 percent more than their former classmates ($67K). Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop is common among Full Sail University alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, slightly less than one-fifth of former students report doing so. Experience with Project Management, Adobe InDesign, and Graphic Design is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky minority (about two-fifths of alumni) are fortunate enough to be compensated for vacation while just one-fourth of alumni get sick time. Health insurance benefits extend to a fair number of grads, and the larger part of alums sign up for dental plans. A strong majority of grads report contributing to a 401(k). Full Sail University alumni are also on the receiving end of a casual working environment, life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

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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$28,187 - $58,600
$31,214 - $66,428
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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
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$24,729 - $68,374
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