Hack Reactor is an immersive software development coding bootcamp which offers a range of courses and career services. Hack Reactor has excellent career and student services and boasts that its graduates were hired over 700 companies since 2016. According to a recent survey (with an 81% response rate), Hack Reactor graduates earn an average salary of $105,000 in San Francisco. This software course is broken up into five sections totaling 12 weeks.
“The grads are so well-prepared, they come in and hit the ground running, that’s really what we’re looking for”
— Dustin B., Cisco
Hack Reactor is an elite coding bootcamp reserved for advanced applicants. Hack Reactor reports that only about 10% of applicants are accepted into the program, and students who are accepted undergo a rigorous 800-hour coding curriculum. With such high standards, Hack Reactor can give students access to their exclusive employment partnerships with large tech firms.
Hack Reactor graduates have an excellent chance of finding high-paying work after graduation. This is due to their prior coding knowledge and extensive coursework and training, which allows them to stand out. Employers know this—which is why Hack Reactor grads are considered by some to be the cream of the crop.
Hack Reactor runs a full-time coding bootcamp with classes from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM. Students receive an hour for lunch between 12:30 PM and 1:30 PM and an hour for dinner from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM. Student have the opportunity to dine at any one of San Francisco's excellent restaurants, many of which are within walking or biking distance of its SoMa campus. During the first week, students focus on the fundamentals of CS.
San Francisco has some of the best salaries for tech workers in the world, and Hack Reactor graduates certainly take advantage of it. According to the aforementioned survey, Hack Reactor graduates earn an average of $105,000 in San Francisco—which is over $20,000 more than the average software engineer salary in the city (salary.com). Hack Reactor also has employment partnerships with tech giants such as Cisco.