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. Alumni participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

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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: 3 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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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 popular professional field seems to be the fashion design industry. Following graduation, Otis College of Art and Design students earn an average of approximately $66K.

Locations

Otis College of Art and Design alumni seem to appreciate living in Los Angeles, and the larger part of grads actually choose to stay and find employment here after completing their coursework.

Degree Major

Otis College of Art and Design students with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Graphic Design can expect to make the most money (around $103K on average per year) compared to their fellow graduates. A B.A. in Fashion Design offers the lowest median annual financial reward (about $70K).

Skills

For Otis College of Art and Design grads, proficiency in Graphic Design warrants a paycheck that is 56 percent more than other alumni salaries. Adobe Photoshop is a popular skill among Otis College of Art and Design alumni, with a solid majority of grads reporting using it on the job. Competency in Adobe Illustrator, Design, and Computer Aided Design (CAD) also warrants excellent remuneration.

Benefits and Perks

Though vacation and sick days are paid for some, these benefits are reported by the minority of graduates (one-third of alumni and one-fifth of alumni, respectively). Health coverage is awarded to more than half of respondents, and dental insurance is issued to slightly more than two-fifths of former students as well. The larger part of respondents plan for retirement by taking advantage of a company-sponsored 401(k) program. Additional benefits handed to Otis College of Art and Design alumni include a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and life insurance.

Related Schools

Alumni of American Conservatory Theater pick up average paychecks of $68K, which is closest to the amount made by Otis College of Art and Design grads among similar schools. 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.

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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
55 %
Male
45 %
Salary
$51,500 - $87,500
Salary
$40,337 - $76,302
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

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