Full Sail University, a school in Winter Park, Fla., has roughly 25,000 undergrads. The information for this snapshot was generated by alumni responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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  • Updated: 28 Sep 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,326
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About This School

3300 University Blvd
Winter Park, FL 32792-7429

Full Sail



For Profit, Private School

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The software development industry, the entertainment or video game software development industry, and the education industry are just a few of the areas in which Full Sail University grads find work. Among Full Sail University grads, the marketing, advertising, and media management industry is a commonly chosen career field. The average starting salary for a graduate of Full Sail University is $46K.


Among Full Sail University alumni, those working as Software Engineers report the highest median pay of approximately $70K, followed by Marketing Directors ($59K), and Front End Developers ($57K). Relative to other positions, compensation dwindles for Graphic Designers; alumni in this role face average salaries of around $40K.


A large number of students head to Orlando, Fla. after college. In addition, former Full Sail University students often head to Los Angeles, Calif. after graduating, where the median salary comes to $65K in this top-paying city. On the other hand, Full Sail University alumni who end up in Austin, Texas receive the lowest median salary of about $48K. In addition, grads flock to New York, N.Y. as well as Atlanta, Ga.

Degree Major

Full Sail University students with a Master of Computer Science (MCS) can expect to make the most money ($90K on average per year) compared to their fellow graduates. On the other end of the spectrum, those with a Bachelor of Science in Entertainment Business tend to do the worst in terms of salary, making an average about $32K per year.


Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop is common among Full Sail University alumni, and when it comes to using it on the job, a little less than a fifth of former students report doing so. Competency in JavaScript translates into above-average pay for Full Sail University grads — they earn 34 percent more than their fellow graduates. In addition, those who are savvy in Project Management, Graphic Design, and Adobe Illustrator are also considered highly skilled.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of alumni earn paid vacation and just one in five survey participants get paid sick time. A strong majority of former students allocate some part of their earnings to a company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. For this school, a fair number of survey participants are the recipients of health benefits, and a majority of respondents pick up dental plans, too. Full Sail University graduates also take advantage of a casual working environment, life insurance, flexible hours, and a company-subsidized cell phone.

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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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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 745 votes.
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