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30 Jobs In Tech That Don't Involve Coding
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30 Jobs In Tech That Don't Involve Coding

Tech companies are hiring like crazy, with salaries easily reaching six figures. And you might be wondering: well, what can I do with that? To break into tech, you need to be good at math, know how to code, etc… But what if we told you that the hardship of getting into prosperous tech fields is in the past? Sounds too good to be true? With these 30 jobs, you can earn way above the average and build a prosperous and sustainable career in tech without coding.

Nelson Marteleira
January 21, 2023

Even with economic uncertainty, the technology sector is booming. Companies need skilled and eager developers, data analysts, writers, designers — you name it. And the good news is that you don't need to spend years learning complicated programming languages. With leading no-code development methods, you can start building a new career or upgrade your current one in just a few weeks. 

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What is no-code, and why should you care?

All this might sound too good to be true, but no-code development is a breakthrough in the technology sector. No-code development is a set of tools, skills, and techniques that allow you to create digital products and systems using pre-programmed functionality. 

Yes, that's right — no programming, new degrees, or years spent learning. You can become a professional developer, designer, app, web, and software creator simply using drag-and-drop, pick-and-select, and similar functionality. And the best thing about no code is that the salaries and opportunities are better than you can imagine. In this article, we want to introduce you to 30 jobs in tech that don't involve writing a single line of code, but all exceed $60k- $70k per year, and some easily reach 6 figures. 

30 tech jobs you can do with no-code skills

1. Webflow software developer

Webflow website
Webflow website

Earning potential: The annual Webflow software developer salary in the US reaches $81,408. Freelance hourly rates are between $30 and $140. 

Webflow is a platform that allows you to build intuitive and fast websites using drag-and-drop tools. The solution is optimized for fast loading speed and SEO, so a web developer only needs to make it look appealing to a customer. Many companies search for Webflow developers to help them build unique and functional websites.

Sample jobs: Job 1, Job 2, Job 3

2. Bubble developer

Bubble website
Bubble website

Earning potential: according to ZipRecruiter, on average, Bubble developers earn $73,054 a year, which is around $35.12 an hour.

Bubble enables you to build apps, software, and other digital products without coding. From prototyping to design — the platform offers various features to create functional programs. Companies like Gartner, Lyft, ZenDesk, and others use Bubble to create their own digital solutions. Therefore, the need for experienced Bubble developers is constantly growing.

Sample jobs: Job 1, Job 2, Job 3

3. No-code developer

Nocode developer
Nocode developer

Earning potential: on average, no-code developers make $83,269 annually, but senior positions can reach a whopping $130k. 

No-code developer creates websites, software, apps, databases, etc., using no-code and low-code tools like Bubble, Webflow, Wix, etc. It's a great career path for someone who has analytical thinking and a knack for technology and innovation but doesn't have the time and means to undergo a traditional education path for programming.

Sample jobs: Job 1, Job 2, Job 3

4. Zapier consultant

Zapier website
Zapier website

Earning potential: as a consultant at Zapier, you can reach $150,534 per year. 

Zapier consultants are full-time employees or freelancers who are experts in Zapier implementation. They assist companies in integrating and using Zapier automation solutions for their business operations. They consult companies to find the best products for their business model and ensure smooth workflow automation.

Sample jobs: Job 1, Job 2

5. No-code automation consultant

Nocode automation
Nocode automation

Earning potential: On average, an automation consultant can earn around $110,422 annually, which is around $7500 per month after tax.

Automation consultants help companies establish a faster operations workflow. They use machine learning algorithms to create data-based automation for business operations. No-code automation experts use low to no-code tools to create process patterns and automate them. 

Sample jobs: Job 1, Job 2

6. Bravo app developer

Bravo website
Bravo website

Earning potential: On average, mobile app developers earn around $80k annually, but senior roles can reach up to $150k per year. 

App developers create mobile and web apps. They develop intuitive user interface and experience by building app functionality and efficiency. Bravo Studio is a platform that enables you to do all that without coding, only using Figma or Adobe XD tools. You can create complicated infrastructures without a single line of code, publish your own apps on app stores, or work for clients.

Sample jobs: Job 1, Job 2

7. No-Code Database Developer

Nocode database
Nocode database

Earning potential: You can reach $100,000 a year and even more for senior and expert roles. The normal hourly rate for a no-code database developer ranges between $25 and $60. 

Database developers create databases for computers to store data. It's a meticulous job because each company requires a unique database based on its business needs, size, and security. A developer has to implement, maintain, and troubleshoot the database. No-code developers can choose from many different tools like Airtable, Tatabase, Baserow, and more to achieve the same results without programming.

Sample Expert Profiles: Job 1

8. No-Code Backend Developer

Nocode backend
Nocode backend

Earning potential: Working remotely, a no-code backend developer can earn $50k+ annually.

Backend developers are responsible for managing the behind-the-scenes part of the website or an app. They care for web security, data storage, server management, APIs, and other critical functionality that keeps a website running smoothly. No-code developers do the same thing, just without using code. Some popular no-code backend development tools are Backendless, Xano, and even Google Sheets.

Note: In several cases, this scope is an integral part of other larger no-code development role like that of a Webflow developer, Bubble or Glide developer.

9. Glide Expert

Glide website
Glide website

Earning potential: Certified Glide Experts can earn up to $80k per year. 

Glide lets you turn any Google Sheets spreadsheet into a real mobile app with absolutely no coding and shockingly little effort. Saying you don’t need any programming knowledge is almost an understatement. 

Glide Experts specialize in various closely-related skills such as design, external integrations, spreadsheet logic and high level Glide logic. These experts usually help solve SME's business problems by building integrated systems, web apps and internal tools.

Sample Glide Expert Profiles: Glide Experts

10. WIX web developer

Wix website
Wix website

Earning potential: According to ZipRecruiter, the average WIX web developer salary is $84,818 annually and $40.78 hourly. 

WIX is a website-building tool that allows people to create websites using templates and drag-and-drop tools. However, for custom websites, companies hire professional WIX web developers. You don't need to master HTML, CSS, or JavaScript to build functional and elegant websites. It's easy to land a full-time job or freelance with WIX skills.

Sample jobs: Job 1, Job 2

11. Weebly web designer

Weebly website
Weebly website

Earning potential: Remote web designers can earn $65,130 annually, reaching the heights of $100k+ per year. Weebly experts can also command similar range of incomes; usually a tad bit less though.

Web designers create the frontend part of websites (the part you see as a visitor). They ensure that the website is appealing and its layout is optimized for the optimal user experience. Weebly is a website builder tool that lets you create beautiful and professional websites using no-code techniques. You don't need a lot of experience to master the platform's tools, and you can start building your portfolio immediately.

Sample jobs: Job 1, Job 2

12. UX designer

UX sketch
UX design starts with a sketch

Earning potential: Experienced UX designers can easily reach $100k annually, with some earning up to $116,846. 

UX designer (user experience designer) creates websites, apps, and software in a way that ensures the optimal user experience on the platform. User experience is crucial for a successful product. Therefore, a designer has to understand human psychology and analyze product performance to optimize it. While most UX designers use frontend and backend to create functional flow, you can achieve the same results using no-code and low-code UX tools.

Sample jobs: Job 1, Job 2, Job 3

13. UI designer

UI interaction
UI interaction

Earning potential: UI designers can make up to $66,644 per year. 

UI designer (user interface designer) works closely with user experience. The only difference is that the UI designer focuses on how users interact with a website, app, or other digital platforms. It takes a great knowledge of human psychology and consumer behavior to understand how to create and present a product to ensure the best user experience and generate more sales. No-coders can quickly become UI designers using tools like Figma, Airtable, Webflow, and others.

Sample jobs: Job 1, Job 2

14. Marketing automation specialist

Zapier website
Zapier website

Earning potential: A marketing automation specialist can earn between $50,446 and $61,747 working remotely or in the US.

Do you thrive on efficiency and always search for time and productivity hacks? Then, marketing automation can be an excellent occupation for you. Marketing automation specialists create a workflow for marketing tasks like email automation, social media and blog posts, etc. While you can do these tasks manually, great automation specialists use tools like SendPulse, Omnisend, Drip, etc., which you can master in a few weeks using only no-code skills.

Sample jobs: Job 1, Job 2, Job 3

15. MailChimp email automation expert

Mailchimp website
Mailchimp website

Earning potential: According to ZipRecruiter, a general email automation specialist's salary can reach $70,585 a year, depending on your experience and the tools you use. 

Email automation specialist creates and manages email campaigns that lead a subscriber through the buyer's journey. They create newsletters and sales campaigns and use automation to create natural email sequences to promote customer engagement. While the salary listed above is for a general automation specialist, MailChimp is one of the most popular tools in the market. You can create personalized email sequences and automation using their pre-programmed functionality.

Sample jobs: Job 1, Job 2

16. Adalo app developer

Adalo website
Adalo website

Earning potential: Mobile app developers can earn around $5000 to $10000 and more for a simple project.

Adalo is an app development platform that allows no-code developers to create complex apps using just drag-and-drop functionality. An experienced app creator can work freelance and charge per project or find full-time opportunities. Nevertheless, your yearly salary can easily reach close to six figures.

Sample jobs: Job 1, Job 2, Job 3

17. Canva designer

Canva website
Canva website

Earning potential: The median annual pay for Canva designers is around $70k.

Canva is an automated design platform that allows making creative designs using pre-designed templates, elements, fonts, and other design features. If you have a creative spirit, you can use your good taste to create banners, social media posts, videos, and other material for freelance clients or find a full-time career.

Sample jobs: Job 1, Job 2

18. Typeform forms creator

Typeform website
Typeform website

Earning potential: With $29.35 an hour, you can earn around $60k per year.

Forms designers create the design and layout of interactive forms. Companies can use custom forms for their websites, special events, programs, and other outlets to collect user data and optimize their services. The job is more than meets the eye, you also must have development and analytical skills. But with advanced no-code form creation tools like Typeform, you can do an excellent job as a forms creator.

Sample jobs: Job 1, Job 2

19. Forkchain blockchain developer

Forkchain website
Forkchain website

Earning potential: Average salary for a blockchain developer is close to $100k per year, but experts can surpass the $200k easily.

While a blockchain developer's job might sound complicated, it doesn't have to be. You can easily create amazing decentralized infrastructures without learning to code. No-code platforms like Forkchain offer great opportunities to build blockchain products like smart contracts, NFT and token exchanges without coding experience. 

Sample jobs: Job 1, Job 2, Job 3

20. Data analyst

Data analysis graphs
Data analysis graphs

Earning potential: The median salary for a data analyst is around $80k, but senior specialists reach 6 figures a year.

A data analyst collects, manages, and interprets data to solve specific problems, for example, analyzing financial leaks in the company or looking for expansion opportunities using data. If you have great analytical skills and don't mind spending some time creating Excel tables, you can become a successful analyst with a solid income.

Sample jobs: Job 1, Job 2

21. Chatbot developer

Chatbot development
Chatbot development

Earning potential: If you're authorized to work in the USA or remotely, you can charge around $55 per hour, reaching 6 figures per year. 

Chatbot developer creates chatbots and chatbot conversations to help improve customer experience. Usually, the job requires working with machine learning, but you can find great no-code tools like Landbot, WotNot, and many more that make it much easier to earn an impressive salary without spending years in school. 

Sample jobs: Job 1, Job 2

22. Figma designer

Figma website
Figma website

Figma is a design collaboration tool for teams to create and prototype websites, apps, and other products together. If you have a good eye for intuitive and functional design, many companies will pay a good buck for you. And the beauty of the platform is that you don't need to learn to use complicated design software because you can use simple drag-and-drop features to create impeccable works.

Sample jobs: Job 1, Job 2,

23. Product manager

Clickup website
Clickup website

Earning potential: The salary depends on the field and the level you're in, but you can earn close to $100k per year

Product managers manage teams responsible for specific products. They look for ways to increase production efficiency and appeal to the user. No-code development skills are great for product managers as you might need to build some forms or databases to streamline your work. Even if you're already a product manager, learning no code can help you get that promotion you've been dreaming about.

Sample jobs: Job 1, Job 2, Job 3

24. Quality tester

Quality testing
Quality testing

Earning potential: A quality assurance tester can reach up to $70k USD per year

Quality assurance testers analyze programs and software to identify performance gaps, errors, bugs, and other factors that might alter the user experience or software performance. Coding can help you have a better understanding of software, but you can become a QA tester with just simple no-to-low code skills. 

Sample jobs: Job 1, Job 2, Job 3

25. Google Analytics specialist

Google Analytics website
Google Analytics website

Earning potential: You can earn a whopping $100k+ annually working in the US or remotely for the US market. 

Google Analytics specialist analyzes business data to solve problems and improve business performance. Google Analytics tool gives a glance at organic web traffic, lead conversions, paid traffic, and other metrics crucial for marketing and sales campaigns. The good news is that you can learn to use the tool for free on Google Analytics Academy

Sample jobs: Job 1, Job 2, Job 3

26. Operations manager

Operations management group meeting
Operations manager

Earning potential: Operations managers have nothing to complain about as they can easily reach $90k to $125k per year

An operations manager is responsible for ensuring smooth product or service production, distribution, promotion, and other activities related to the product. It's a strenuous job that takes a lot of agility and skills. While operations managers don't necessarily need to code, it can help them to advance at their job. If you're an operations manager, learning to use the most popular no-code tools can significantly advance your career.

Sample jobs: Job 1, Job 2, Job 3

27. Shopify e-commerce developer

Shopify website
Shopify website

Earning potential: E-commerce developers in the US can earn around $88,676 annually. 

Shopify gives you an incredible opportunity to create an e-shop for your business. With so many small businesses and large enterprises selling their product online, the sector is booming. And Shopify is one of the most popular eCommerce platforms in the market, with more than 4 million active shops. You can enter this market using the user-friendly pre-programmed tools that Shopify offers its developers.

Sample jobs: Job 1, Job 2

28. Technical writer

Technical writer
Technical writer

Earning potential: You can successfully exceed $70k per year working as a technical writer in the US. 

Technical writers write white papers, web content, manuals, how-to guides, and other content related to the technical aspects of products and their functionality. While you don't usually need to know programming to become a writer, no-code-related knowledge and skills can boost your career and help you find better-paying jobs.

Sample jobs: Job 1, Job 2, Job 3

29. Marketing manager

Three people at a laptop
Marketing manager

Earning potential: The base salary in the US for marketing managers is above six figures.

Are you a creative person who can't help but notice every detail in ads, social media posts, emails, etc., and thinks he could do better? Then maybe becoming a marketing manager is your next career step. Marketing managers are responsible for business marketing operations — from establishing a marketing strategy to managing its execution. No-code development can help you stand out. These tech skills allow taking on more responsibilities and working on more diverse projects.

Sample jobs: Job 1, Job 2, Job 3

30. Unbounce landing page designer

Unbounce website
Unbounce website

Earning potential: You can charge anything from $75 to $3000 per landing page as a freelancer. 

Landing pages are pages where a visitor lands after clicking a link. The main goal of a landing page is to convert a lead into a customer. A functional landing page can generate significant profit for a company, so businesses are willing to pay accordingly. Unbounce is a no-code platform that lets you create converting landing pages without using complicated design or web development software. 

Sample jobs: Job 1, Job 2

How do you land one of the above-listed high-paying tech jobs that don't involve coding?

Who could say no to the perks that most tech jobs offer — high salaries, fun offices, remote working opportunities? Most of the above positions can generate close to 6 figures per year and give you other great opportunities. That's a successful career change without a large investment. But how can you get hired for any of the jobs above? The answer is learning no-code development. 

Normally, people spend hours on YouTube or reading blogs trying to figure out no code. But we made it simpler for you. No Code Institute created a learning No-Code Foundations Program designed for everyone, and we mean everyone (people with no technical background, bankers, office administrators, teachers, entrepreneurs, etc.) to learn no-code development and advance into their career or land new exciting jobs in just a few weeks. 

In the program, you'll learn to use the most popular no-code tools to create your own e-commerce shops, no-code databases, websites, apps, and more. So don't let this opportunity pass.

Take the first step: apply for the program.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Nelson Marteleira

Nelson is the co-founder NoCode Institute. He is an experienced NoCode specialist and developer with a solid portfolio. Nelson helps bring ideas to reality.

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