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What is a typical outcome after completing Sigma School?

Learn about past salary outcomes of Sigma School alumni and the factors that will effect your potential outcome.

Your income/salary outcome from Sigma School will depend on many different factors, including:

1. Do you prefer to work remotely or locally?

You may choose to work locally (in your town/city or nearby) which for many is limiting in terms of opportunities and potential pay. However, this can be an important step to get some experience before moving to a remote role. If you choose to focus on working remotely for a foreign company, you may significantly increase your potential salary.

2. Are you willing to relocate to another country?

For example, Canada makes it easier for companies to bring people there from other countries, and salaries there are $40,000+ per year.

3. Do you prefer to go the freelancing route?

In that case, it can take you 6-12 months before you start seeing a consistent revenue stream every month. However, once you have established a reputation, you could be easily earning $40,000+/year. It takes a lot of patience and hard work though.

4. Do you value mentorship over salary?  

Perhaps you are willing to take a lower-salaried job in exchange for great mentoring. Good mentorship, especially in the early stages of your career, is really important, and it might be worth accepting a lower local or remote salary if the mentorship is great.

5. How focused are you on searching for opportunities, networking with potential employers, and negotiating job offers?

Starting from Day 1 we will give you the tools you need to start growing your network in the tech community. As a Sigma School student, you will get a personal career coach who will help you navigate through all things related to your job search. However, you are still the primary owner of your future career, and we expect you to take charge of it.

6. What kind of job would you like to have?

Software development is a large, growing industry with many different fields from Cybersecurity to front-end development, back-end development & mobile app development!

Alumni Outcomes

As we'd like to avoid disclosing the exact individuals' salaries, below are some examples based on our experience helping Sigma School alumni get jobs:

One of our students from Philippines went from earning tripled his salary from $500/month to $1500/month halfway through our programme.
One student in Malaysia went from earning nothing as a student, to landing his first internship in Malaysia, landing his first machine learning job in Singapore and eventually getting placement in his dream university - National University of Singapore.
One student in Malaysia went from earning nothing as an accounting student to now earning $1000/month in Malaysia.

The possibilities are endless, which is why we can't tell you exactly how much you will earn once you complete the program. Previous experience and hard work play a role in the salaries students earn, and a lot depends on where you live and what kind of company you are working for. Other factors such as personal preferences will play a role as well.

However, remember that our bare minimum goal will be for you to make at least USD700/month and above.

Updated on: 19/09/2022

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