Average Salary for Otis College of Art and Design Alumni

Otis College of Art and Design is a university based in Los Angeles, Calif. that is home to around 1,000 undergraduates. The data in this summary come from Otis College of Art and Design alumni who took the PayScale salary survey.

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Otis College of Art and Design Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Years Experience
National Salary Data 
$0$24K$48K$72K
1-4 years
3 salaries
$48,000  
   
5-9 years
6 salaries
$70,791  
10-19 years
2 salaries
$70,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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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

Among Otis College of Art and Design grads, the fashion design industry is a commonly chosen career field. Following graduation, Otis College of Art and Design students earn an average of approximately $67K.

Locations

Rather than relocating after graduation, many Otis College of Art and Design alumni (a solid majority of) end up finding permanent jobs in Los Angeles.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of around $103K per year, Otis College of Art and Design grads who have a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Graphic Design are the best paid among the alumni population. Ranking last in the compensation department are those holding a B.A. in Fashion Design — their annual income amounts to $70K on average.

Skills

Otis College of Art and Design grads with Graphic Design experience garner salaries that are 54 percent more than other grads' salaries. Adobe Photoshop is a common skill among Otis College of Art and Design alumni — a strong majority of grads mention using it at work. In addition, those who are savvy in Adobe Illustrator, Design, and Computer Aided Design (CAD) 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. The larger part of alums save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. A majority of former students receive health insurance, and close to half of the respondents get dental coverage. Otis College of Art and Design grads are also lucky enough to receive a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and life insurance.

Related Schools

Compensation averages about $68K for American Conservatory Theater alumni, making their earnings most comparable to Otis College of Art and Design grads. The Southern California Institute of Architecture, the American Film Institute Conservatory, and Columbia College Hollywood are also similar to Otis College of Art and Design.

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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
53 %
Male
47 %
Salary
$48,834 - $98,264
Salary
$40,337 - $76,302

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

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