Average Salary for Otis College of Art and Design Alumni

Otis College of Art and Design, a school in Los Angeles, Calif., has roughly 1,000 undergrads. The data for this snapshot was collected from Otis College of Art and Design graduates who took PayScale's salary survey.

Read More
Otis College of Art and Design Alumni

Median Salary by Job

Job
National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are the gross, national median (50th percentile). Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Fashion Designer
2 salaries
$77,500  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18
United States (change)
United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

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 %


Freebase CC-BY Source: Freebase, licensed under CC-BY; IPEDS (As of January, 2015)

Industry

The most highly represented industry among alumni is the apparel manufacturing industry. Graduates of Otis College of Art and Design earn approximately $70K on average.

Locations

Los Angeles is a popular place for Otis College of Art and Design students to settle after graduation, and the greater part of grads find steadfast employment in the city.

Degree Major

A Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Graphic Design leads to the highest pay for Otis College of Art and Design grads ($103K on average per year). A B.A. in Fashion Design is less advantageous in terms of earnings; alums with this degree are the lowest earners with a median annual pay of $71K.

Skills

Adobe Photoshop is a popular skill among Otis College of Art and Design alumni, with a strong majority of grads reporting using it on the job. Competency in Graphic Design translates into above-average pay for Otis College of Art and Design grads — they earn 47 percent more than their fellow graduates. Adobe Illustrator, Design, and Computer Aided Design (CAD) are among other dominant skills.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky minority (about one in three grads) are fortunate enough to be compensated for vacation while just one in seven survey participants get sick time. A majority of alumni plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program. More than half of former students have medical plans, and about two in five alumni have dental insurance. Alumni of Otis College of Art and Design also take in a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and free drinks.

Related Schools

American Conservatory Theater grads report the most similar salaries to Otis College of Art and Design alums, earning around $68K on average. 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.

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.

More Salary Charts for Otis College of Art and Design

Most Popular Job for Otis College of Art and Design Alumni
Median Salary Charts


Most Popular Years Experience for Otis College of Art and Design Alumni
Median Salary Charts


Most Popular City for Otis College of Art and Design Alumni
Median Salary Charts


Most Popular State or Province for Otis College of Art and Design Alumni
Median Salary Charts


United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »
United States (change)

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Salary and career advice to put you a step ahead.
newsletter icon

ADVERTISEMENT

Recent Blog Posts on Career News

Want to Get More Specific? Get a Salary Report Customized for YOU

Tell us about your current job and your skillset, and we’ll let you know how much employers are paying in your area.