Brooks Institute Alumni Average Salary

Nestled away in Santa Barbara, Calif., the Brooks Institute, a school, has a student population of roughly zero. Alumni participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

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Brooks Institute Alumni

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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 15 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 49

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About This School

27 E. Cota Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101


Private School, Arts, Music & Design, For Profit

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Those with an education from the Brooks Institute earn an average of about $44K.


Male graduates on average earn more than female graduates; the first group banks $50K per year, but the second group takes home only $36K.

Degree Major

Financial compensation is highest for Brooks Institute grads with a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) (average earnings climb to $45K per year). A Bachelor's Degree commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of $45K.


Brooks Institute grads with Adobe Photoshop experience garner salaries that are 9 percent more than other grads' salaries. Many Brooks Institute grads have knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, with a solid majority of alumni using this program on the clock. Other prime know-hows include Product Photography, Adobe Illustrator, and Editing.

Benefits and Perks

Perks, including paid vacation and sick time, are awarded to half of the alums. It is no small feat that most former students are given health coverage, and most alums accept dental insurance. A large number of survey participants take advantage of a 401(k) plan. Brooks Institute grads also enjoy benefits like a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Alumni of Art Institute of California pick up average paychecks of approximately $42K, which is closest to the amount made by Brooks Institute grads among similar schools. Other schools similar to Brooks Institute include the Musicians Institute, the Interior Designers Institute, and the Design Institute of San Diego.

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