How to land a 6-figure coding job in tech without a college degree

  • Software developer and data scientist roles are projected to be some of the most high-paying, high-demand jobs in the coming decade. 
  • Even if you didn’t graduate with a related degree, there are plenty of accessible ways to teach yourself how to code and market your skills to employers. 
  • Join a developer community and use online resources to learn a coding language.
  • With these technical skills under your belt you can impress future employers and yield a six-figure salary. 
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Jobs in tech are still booming – and you can land many without a degree.

Some tech recruiters disregard college credentials when looking to hire new talent. Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that colleges “are not for learning,” but rather environments for students to have fun. Instead, Musk emphasized the amount of online free resources open to people hoping to gain skills. And tech companies

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The 15 Highest-Paying Jobs That Don’t Require a Bachelor’s Degree

This story originally appeared on Self Financial.

Over the past 10 years, undergraduate enrollment has been on the decline. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, total undergraduate enrollment decreased by 8% between 2010 and 2018. As the COVID-19 pandemic further disrupts higher education and employment prospects, many Americans are evaluating whether a four-year degree is the best path to a successful career.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, individuals with an undergraduate or advanced degree have significantly higher earnings than those without. While median annual earnings for full-time workers across all education levels in 2019 was $39,810, that for bachelor’s degree holders was $64,896, and the median salary for both doctoral and professional degree holders was nearly six figures.

Although higher education usually leads to a higher salary, the rising cost of education has created a precarious situation for many bachelor’s degree holders. Since 2003, total student

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Education Reference Desk Announces 2020’s Most Affordable Online Nursing Degree Programs

EduRef.net, a nationally recognized provider of college planning resources, announces their picks for the Most Affordable Online Nursing Degree Programs in 2020.

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According to a recent study, 53% of surveyed high school grads considering college indicated that their family’s financial situation has been affected because of COVID-19 while 49% of surveyed current college students indicated the same.

In light of these financially challenging times, Education Reference Desk has recently published its list of the most affordable colleges offering online nursing degrees.

Schools considered for this ranking were collected from official accrediting agency websites, are regionally or nationally accredited, and offer at least one fully online nursing degree.

Pulling data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), colleges were evaluated based on their affordability.

As part of the rankings, EduRef.net also published detailed profiles outlining each school on its list. Students can use these profiles to evaluate each school’s net

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