Otis College of Art and Design Alumni Average Salary

Around 1,000 people attend Otis College of Art and Design, a institution based in Los Angeles, Calif. Replies from former Otis College of Art and Design students to PayScale's salary questionnaire form the basis for this summary.

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College ROI Report

595th

20 Year Net ROI 

$266,000

Annual ROI 

4.0%

Total 4 Year Cost 

$225,000

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Otis College of Art and Design School Alumni

Median Salary by Years Experience

Years Experience
National Salary Data 
$0$18K$36K$54K
5-9 years
3 salaries
$53,000  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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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 %

Industry

Those with an education from Otis College of Art and Design earn an average of about $64K.

Gender

A gender wage gap becomes apparent after college, with female graduates earning only $53K on average compared to $87K for male graduates.

Locations

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

Degree Major

A Bachelor's Degree will compensate Otis College of Art and Design grads at a much higher rate than other degrees — these alums rake in $54K on average per year. Average annual salaries for those with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Fashion Design are the lowest of the pack, earning $54K.

Skills

Otis College of Art and Design grads with Adobe Photoshop abilities can expect to make 28 percent more than their former classmates (around $82K). Adobe Photoshop is a popular skill among Otis College of Art and Design alumni, with the greater part of workers reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include Adobe Illustrator, Design, and Adobe InDesign.

Benefits and Perks

More than half of survey participants opt for a 401(k) to save for retirement. Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; more than half of alums are rewarded with health insurance and slightly more than two-fifths of respondents report dental coverage, too. Otis College of Art and Design grads are also lucky enough to receive a casual working environment.

Related Schools

Southern California Institute of Architecture grads report the most similar salaries to Otis College of Art and Design alums, earning approximately $65K on average. The American Film Institute Conservatory, Columbia College Hollywood, and Art Center College of Design 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
44 %
Male
56 %
Salary
$52,874
Salary
$86,500
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
44%
10-19 years
22%

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