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THE BIG PAYOFF

Without question, working in tech means a sizable salary—along with the freedom and peace of mind that come with financial security. But money isn’t the only advantage of a tech career: There’s an entire world of lifestyle benefits available, leading to a payoff that goes way beyond your bank account.

FIND OUT WHY IT'S WORTH MAKING A CHANGE TO A CAREER IN TECH

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#1 | MONEY

Simply put: Tech pays. While more money certainly isn’t the only reason to make a career change, extra income does mean you have more control over your life, both now and in the future.

Numbers don’t lie. Our alumni told us:

69%

HAD ALREADY GOTTEN A JOB AND/OR INCREASED THEIR INCOME WITH THEIR TECH SKILLS

I’m making $21k more, thanks to my career change, and enjoy my job a lot more.”

The salary bump I got from learning tech skills quadrupled my investment in the first 6 months.

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#2 | TIME

With a flexible schedule—like the ones offered in tons of tech jobs—you have more time for yourself, your family, and your life. And employers love it: Big companies like American Express, Best Buy, and Compaq all saw big productivity wins from their remote teams as compared to their office staff, according to a 2015 report.

Our alumni told us:

29%

HAD ALREADY REPORTED GREATER WORK/LIFE BALANCE

Learning more coding skills opened doors at other companies that value work/life balance. I am able to work remotely, collaborate with others, and pursue further professional development."

I’m only about one month into my course and I was already able to get a job of my DREAMS working REMOTELY! I can tell that tech skills really set my application apart by a long shot.”

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#3 | FREEDOM

Tech jobs often come with wild perks—catered lunches from gourmet chefs, unlimited vacation days, and free massages are just the beginning. The real benefits are about the flexibility in tech, like working from anywhere in the world, or setting your own hours.

Numbers don’t lie. Our alumni told us:

69%

WERE ABLE TO WORK REMOTELY IN THEIR NEW TECH CAREERS

Just a couple of months into the first course, I was able to obtain an entry-level remote position at a tech company… And this is the first time I’ve ever really had job satisfaction.””

It allows me to do more in my current job, and also gives me the skills I need to get my next job.”

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#4 | FAMILY

80% of job seekers would love to work from home, and this is especially true for working parents, according to a Harvard Business School report. The time you save commuting can easily become family time, and given that tech is leading the way towards the remote office future, it’s a perfect spot for anyone trying to get in more time at home.

What our alumni had to say:

Now that I have tech skills, I do work flexible hours from home as a freelancer. So now, I work from home, earn a decent wage, spend time with my children, code (which I love), and continue to learn."

Not only do I absolutely love the feeling of when I master something new, I was able to make an extra $1k a month, which went towards my savings for adopting our first child!"

I’m really enjoying working remotely now that I have a 3-month-old baby at home.”

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#5 | SECURITY

In 2017, the top 10 most in demand job skills are all tech-related according to a LinkedIn report. This is the ultimate job security. If your company goes under or your department restructures, you have the skills to take you anywhere, and get your next job lined up ASAP.

What our alumni had to say:

87%

WERE MORE CONFIDENT IN THEIR SKILLSET

It’s the way of the future. It can help you out in all sorts of ways in various jobs. Totally worth it!”

I’m super excited about landing a JOB when I was just halfway through the course! Taking the initiative to learn these skills on my own was enough to impress my interviewer, and now I’ll get to keep developing these skills."

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#6 | FULFILLMENT

People who work in tech dominated a Forbes list of Happiest Jobs, which can likely be chalked up to the lifestyle perks, generous salaries, and creative, ever-changing work.

What our alumni had to say:

23%

STARTED THEIR OWN BUSINESS USING THEIR NEW SKILLS

It gave me the skills and confidence to start my own business and put it out there.”

It gave me the skills and confidence to start my own business and put it out there.”

I am finally in charge of myself and my own money, and I can work with clients that I choose and organizations who have missions that resonate with me. "

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