Average Salary for Otis College of Art and Design Alumni

Nestled away in Los Angeles, Calif., Otis College of Art and Design, a school, has a student population of roughly 1,000. The figures in this rundown were provided by Otis College of Art and Design alumni who took the PayScale salary questionnaire.

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Otis College of Art and Design Alumni

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Fashion Designer
2 salaries
$77,500  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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About This School

9045 Lincoln Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90045-3505

www.otis.edu/admissions

1,032

Private School, Arts, Music & Design

57 %

82 %

49 %


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Industry

The most highly represented industry among alumni is the apparel manufacturing industry. The average salary for a grad from Otis College of Art and Design is about $70K.

Locations

Upon earning their degrees, many Otis College of Art and Design grads prefer to remain in Los Angeles; in fact, the greater part of grads appreciate the area so much that they find permanent jobs there.

Degree Major

A graduate with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Graphic Design from Otis College of Art and Design can rake in a whopping average $103K per year, more than any other degree from this school. Graduates holding a B.A. in Fashion Design fare the worst in terms of compensation with an average yearly salary of $71K.

Skills

Graphic Design commands a pay premium of 47 percent for Otis College of Art and Design grads. Adobe Photoshop is a common skill among Otis College of Art and Design alumni — a solid majority of grads mention using it at work. Competency in Adobe Illustrator, Design, and Computer Aided Design (CAD) also warrants excellent remuneration.

Benefits and Perks

Just one-third of alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one-seventh of alumni get paid sick time. Health coverage is awarded to more than half of respondents, and dental insurance is issued to close to two-fifths of alumni as well. More than half of graduates participate in a 401(k) program. Additional perks enjoyed by Otis College of Art and Design grads include a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and free drinks.

Related Schools

American Conservatory Theater graduates, who earn approximately $68K on average, make a similar amount to Otis College of Art and Design grads. Other schools similar to Otis College of Art and Design include the Southern California Institute of Architecture, the American Film Institute Conservatory, and Columbia College Hollywood.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores*
* SAT writing score is not included.
860 1130
ACT Scores 19 25

Key Stats for Otis College of Art and Design

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %
Salary
$35,745 - $98,264
Salary
$40,337 - $76,302
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

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