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Straddling the boundary between Missouri and Kansas, Kansas City has a long tradition of jazz music and culture, and is known for its cuisine, including a distinctive style of barbecue. While the federal government, drug manufacturing facilities, and agriculture companies that operate in the city account for a decent amount of the city’s economy, the tech industry has grown to have a 9.5% overall economic impact. Kansas City’s low costs of living and business has drawn more and more tech-oriented business to the area...ReadMore
CBRE’s annual Scoring Tech Talent report placed Kansas City at seventh overall, noting the increase of over 11,040 tech jobs in the last 5 years alone. Almost 94,000 workers in the area are employed in tech-related positions, which equates to about 5% of the area’s total workforce. Several local tech startups have gained national attention, and more continue to emerge. The city is also consistently ranked second in the best cities for women in tech to find employment, due to the fact that female tech workers earn more than males on average.
If you’re looking for a Midwest tech hub with a lower cost of living than other markets, you might want to consider bootcamp porgrams in Kansas City. Web development is a popular subject of choice, and three different local bootcamps, LaunchCode, Accelerate Tech Learning, and Disruption Institute, offer programs on the subject.
Learn More: SwitchUp has compiled hundreds of verified alumni reviews that range from 1 to 5 stars for these courses. Our comprehensive guide to coding bootcamps in Kansas City will help you kick-start your research. Be sure to check out all the individual reviews, photos, and community discussions before making your decision.Read Less
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School offers fully online courses
School publishes a third-party verified outcomes report
School offers part-time and evening classes
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