Google has career certificates that can replace the four-year degree.
People can complete the 3 to 6 month online programs that are taught by google employees. The certifications are currently for data analyst, Project Manager, IT Support Specialist and US Designer.
A Pathway to Jobs
Earning the certificate is an important first step. You will get support in your job search.
The certificate programs cost about $49 per month.
Data analysts use of data to help inform important business decisions. They prepare, process, and analyze data for key insights, share their findings with stakeholders, and provide data-driven recommendations for effective action.
Data analyst training teaches people to navigate the data lifecycle using tools and platforms to process, analyze, visualize and gain insights from data.
The median annual wage for data analysts is $66,000. If you can get hired at google as a data analyst the wages are higher. However, data analyst do not make close to what software engineers make.
The typical Google Data Analyst salary is $91,078. Data Analyst salaries at Google can range from $44,136 – $154,868 according to Glassdoor. The value of jobs at Google and tech companies is the total compensation. This is salary, bonus, benefits and stock.
Project managers are responsible for planning and overseeing projects to ensure they are completed efficiently with maximum quality and value added to the business.
The median annual wage for project managers $93,000.
Project Manager salaries at Google can range from $82,731 – $252,937 according to Glassdoor.
User experience (UX) designers make technology easier and more enjoyable to use. They create or refine products and interfaces to make them useful, usable, and accessible to users.
The typical Google User Experience Designer salary is $134,875. User Experience Designer salaries at Google can range from $60,288 – $188,682 according to Glassdoor.
SOURCES- Google, Glassdoor
Written by Brian Wang, Nextbigfuture.com