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20 jobs you can get at companies like Apple or Google that don't require a 4-year degree

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  Many of the nation's hottest companies to work at don't
  require college degrees, LinkedIn 
    reports.
  
  Some jobs are more likely to hire without a four-year degree
  than others. These jobs range from marketing representatives to
  mechanical designers and insurance agents.
  
  
    Visit
    BusinessInsider.com for more stories.
  

  You don't need an Ivy League degree to work at Apple. 

  In fact, CEO Tim Cook recently said about 
  half of his company's new hires didn't even have a four-year
  degree.

  Now, 
  many of the nation's top companies do not require employees
  to have a bachelor's degree, according to a recent analysis by
  
  LinkedIn. Alongside Apple, Google's parent company Alphabet
  employ those with only a high school or associate's degree (as
  does Netflix).

  
    Read more:
    
  Apple, Google, and Netflix don't require employees to have 4-year
  degrees, and this could soon become an industry norm
  

  To increase your chances of getting a gig at a big-name company
  without a bachelor's degree, LinkedIn identified 20 specific jobs
  that are more likely to have employees that didn't go to college.
  These jobs include specialized gigs like IT technicians and
  mechanical designers, though they can also be more creative roles
  like chefs and cosmetologists. 

  Along with identifying job titles, LinkedIn also analyzed how
  many non-college graduates make up the positions. For instance,
  over 26% of mechanical designers at the nation's top companies do
  not have college degrees, according to LinkedIn 
  data.

  Here are the top 20 jobs that will get you into the nation's
  hottest companies, no college degree required:

  • Many of the nation's hottest companies to work at don't require college degrees, LinkedIn reports.
  • Some jobs are more likely to hire without a four-year degree than others. These jobs range from marketing representatives to mechanical designers and insurance agents.
  • Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories.

You don't need an Ivy League degree to work at Apple.

In fact, CEO Tim Cook recently said about half of his company's new hires didn't even have a four-year degree.

Now, many of the nation's top companies do not require employees to have a bachelor's degree, according to a recent analysis by LinkedIn. Alongside Apple, Google's parent company Alphabet employ those with only a high school or associate's degree (as does Netflix).

Read more: Apple, Google, and Netflix don't require employees to have 4-year degrees, and this could soon become an industry norm

To increase your chances of getting a gig at a big-name company without a bachelor's degree, LinkedIn identified 20 specific jobs that are more likely to have employees that didn't go to college. These jobs include specialized gigs like IT technicians and mechanical designers, though they can also be more creative roles like chefs and cosmetologists.

Along with identifying job titles, LinkedIn also analyzed how many non-college graduates make up the positions. For instance, over 26% of mechanical designers at the nation's top companies do not have college degrees, according to LinkedIn data.

Here are the top 20 jobs that will get you into the nation's hottest companies, no college degree required.

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