Sure you may associate S.F. with tech giants like Google, Microsoft, and Facebook, but there’s a whole lot more to the Bay Area than mega companies. San Francisco is home to a little bit of everything, and we’re not just talking about the amazing dining options.
From finance to fashion, biotech to business, workers can hop on a cable car or train to head to work at some of the country’s hottest businesses. The median pay in San Fran is $66,221, growing YoY by 3.8% and eclipsing the national average of $51,360. With 110,875 jobs open in the month of January, now’s the time to apply for your piece of the pie.
In advance of our Best Places to Work Roadshow coming across the Golden Gate bridge this month, here are 12 awesome companies in the Bay Area hiring now.
1. Whole Foods Market
What Is It: A favorite in the region, Whole Foods is a supermarket chain exclusively featuring foods without artificial preservatives, colors, flavors, sweeteners, and hydrogenated fats.
What Employees Say: “Met a great diverse group of people and got to learn so much.Great perks and benefits. They see you for the work you put in not by how you look. I loved the liberty of being able to dye my hair different colors and being able to express my uniqueness through my style of clothes.” —Former Guest Service Employee
Available Jobs at Whole Foods Market in San Francisco, CA
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What Employees Say: “Plenty of warm leads and access to the best companies and products in the industry. Unbiased, consultative selling focused on creating value for clients. Great compensation and additional incentives like contests and awards trips. Competitive but not cut throat. Very collaborative culture with open doors all the way up to the CEO.” —Current Account Manager/Sales Agent
Available Jobs at SelectQuote Insurance Services in San Francisco, CA
What Is It: Chevron is engaged in every aspect of the oil, natural gas, and geothermal energy industries, including hydrocarbon exploration and production; refining, marketing and transport; chemicals manufacturing and sales; and power generation.
What Employees Say: “Excellent salary, benefits, workplace culture and career opportunities.” —Former Business Development Manager
Available Jobs at Chevron Stations Inc. in San Francisco, CA
What Is It: The biotech company’s mission is to develop drugs to address significant unmet medical needs.
What Employees Say: “Great place to work due to culture, benefits, talented people. Mature processes and tools. Opportunities available locally and globally. Diversity and inclusion are central and focused on.” —Current Director of Global Product Management
Available Jobs at Genentech in San Francisco, CA
5. Bain & Company
What Is It: Bain & Company is one of the world’s leading consulting firms with offices in 51 global cities.
What Employees Say: “Great exposure to problems and clients, strong professional development focus, relative respect for work-life balance.” —Current Employee
Available Jobs at Bain & Company in San Francisco, CA
What Is It: With AppDynamics, enterprises have real-time insights into application performance, user performance, and business performance so they can move faster in an increasingly sophisticated, software-driven world.
What Employees Say: “Flexible timing, the work environment is good, people are really awesome, very friendly. Lot of opportunities to learn and grow. Company takes good care of employee needs. Strong cultural values.” —Current Software Engineer
Available Jobs at AppDynamics in San Francisco, CA
7. Patelco Credit Union
What Is It: As a not-for-profit credit union, Patelco was founded to serve the financial interests of people in their communities.
What Employees Say: “The benefits are some of the best I’ve had. Up to 8% 401k contribution, low cost medical, a competitive PTO package, a bonus program you can definitely smile at, and generous discounts on certain loans products. I have taken advantage of all the above. Erin – our CEO – is active in bettering the workplace for us and making sure we remain strong in our industry. The pay is great.” —Current IT Employee
Available Jobs at Patelco Credit Union in San Francisco, CA
What Is It: Eventbrite powers ticketing and registration for more than two million live experiences each year, hosting the world’s largest online selection of events.
What Employees Say: “The company is composed of incredibly helpful, thoughtful, and truly kind individuals who honestly care about your personal and professional growth. Amazing positive culture, lots of perks in the office, and (in my experience) outstanding managers.” —Current Employee
Available Jobs at EventBrite in San Francisco, CA
9. Gap Inc.
What Is It: They’ve grown from a single San Francisco shop in to a global icon with five brands (Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic, Athleta and Intermix) because Gap Inc. has always believed in doing more than selling clothes.
What Employees Say: “Attracts bright, capable people that will force you to step up your game. Fun to learn about different processes. Energetic atmosphere that will develop your skills and increase efficiency with each project.” —Current Employee
Available Jobs at Technology at Gap, Inc. in San Francisco, CA
10. Stella & Dot
What Is It: Stella & Dot is a global, social-selling fashion accessories brand based in Brisbane, CA.
What Employees Say: “Very well run company with great opportunities for advancement. Make your own hours and tons of great bonuses!” —Current Sales Rep
Available Jobs at Stella & Dot in San Francisco, CA
What Is It: Postmates is transforming the take out world and their mission is to be the on-demand delivery infrastructure for every major city in the world.
What Employees Say: “You get to see the results of your work almost every day. The business is very fast-paced, and your impact becomes visible really quickly. You get to work with very smart people, as well as to learn and grow a lot. Ask for help and you will always receive it. I haven’t met a single incompetent person yet.” —Current Software Engineer
Available Jobs at Postmates in San Francisco, CA
12. World Wide Technology
What Is It: WWT is a technology solution provider with more than $9 billion in annual revenue that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions to large public and private organizations around the globe.
What Employees Say: “Completely Awesome place to work. The best part of WWT is the people and culture. They are who they say they are. It is that simple. From the top down it is impressive how this company is run and attracts great people. The growth here is exploding while maintaining culture, because WWT attracts the best from the industry. Nothing but a great experience.” —Current Managing Consultant
Available Jobs at World Wide Technology in San Francisco, CA