San Francisco Jobs

  • Navy Diver

    U.S. Navy - San Francisco, CA

    Navy Divers perform a variety of salvage diving operations and special diving duties worldwide, whether performing construction and demolition projects, executing search and...

    from U.S. Navy - 13 hours ago
  • Driver - Team Truck Driver - Doubles - Class A CDL

    Schneider - San Francisco, CA

    Team Truck Driver - Doubles - $10,000 Sign-On Bonus per Team - California - Arizona-140000003C Team truck drivers are among the highest compensated in Schneider’s fleet, with many...

    from Schneider - 8 hours ago
  • Senior MySQL DBA

    Big Fish Games - San Francisco, CA

    Job ID: OpsIT-14CST-2 Location: Oakland, CA Post Date: 4/16/2014 Category: IT Operations We’re seeking you: A creative, Senior MySQL DBA who will play a key role on the database...

    from Big Fish Games - 17 hours ago
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San Francisco, California

The City and County of San Francisco is the fourth most populous city in California and the fourteenth-most populous in the United States, with a 2006 estimated population of 744,041. It is located on the tip of the San Francisco Peninsula and is the focal point of the San Francisco Bay Area. San Francisco is the second most densely populated major city in the United States. In 1776, the Spanish settled the tip of the San Francisco peninsula, establishing a fort at the Golden Gate and a mission named for Francis of Assisi. The California Gold Rush in 1848 propelled the city into a period of rapid growth. After being devastated by the 1906 earthquake and fire, San Francisco was quickly rebuilt. San Francisco is renowned for its chilly summer fog, steep rolling hills, an eclectic mix of Victorian and modern architecture, and its peninsular location, with the Pacific Ocean to the west, the San Francisco Bay to the east, and the Golden Gate to the north. Famous landmarks include the...more

San Francisco Economy

Tourism is the backbone of the San Francisco economy. Its frequent portrayal in music, film, and popular culture has made the city and its landmarks recognizable worldwide. It is the city where Tony Bennett left his heart, where the Birdman of Alcatraz spent many of his final years, and where Rice-a-Roni was said to be the favorite treat. San Francisco attracts the third highest number of foreign tourists of any city in the United States and claims Pier 39 near Fisherman's Wharf to be the third-most popular tourist attraction in the nation. More than 15 million visitors came to San Francisco in 2005, injecting nearly $7.5 billion into the economy. With a large hotel and restaurant infrastructure and a world-class facility in the Moscone Center, San Francisco also is a top-ten North American destination for conventions and conferences. legacy of the California Gold Rush turned San Francisco into the principal banking and finance center of the west coast. Montgomery Street in the...more

San Francisco Careers

Among the most common occupations in San Francisco are Management, professional, and related occupations, 46%; Sales and office occupations, 22%; and Service occupations, 15%. Approximately 71 percent of workers in San Francisco, California work for companies, 12 percent work for the government and 10 percent are self-employed.

San Francisco Industries

The leading industries in San Francisco, California are Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services, 18%; Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 18%; and Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation, and food services, 10%. Simply Hired's San Francisco job listings indicate that the following industries in San Francisco are hiring the most workers:

San Francisco Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in San Francisco, California is $52,214, and the median income of households in San Francisco was $57,496.
 

Average Salaries in San Francisco, CA

San Francisco, CA

$52,000
 

According to our San Francisco Trends data, the number of San Francisco, California jobs has increased by 32% since April 2013.
San Francisco job trends

San Francisco Employment Statistics

Population of San Francisco
Total population 719,077
Male 50.46%
Female 49.54%
Median age 39.4
  
San Francisco Housing
Owner-occupied homes 38.0%
Median cost of a home $726,700
Median mortgage payment $2,156
Renter-occupied homes 62.0%
Vacant housing 9.2%
Median monthly rent $1,118
  
Average Income
Median for all workers $40,235
Median for all male full-time $52,728
Median for all female full-time $51,700
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 10%
$10,000 to $14,999 6%
$15,000 to $24,999 9%
$25,000 to $34,999 7%
$35,000 to $49,999 11%
$50,000 to $74,999 17%
$75,000 to $99,999 12%
$100,000 to $149,999 14%
$150,000 to $199,999 6%
$200,000 or more 7%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 10%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 6%
High school graduate 14%
Some college, no degree 15%
Associate's degree 5%
Bachelor's degree 31%
Graduate degree 19%
  
Marital Status
Never married 42%
Currently married 41%
Separated 2%
Widowed 6%
Divorced 9%
  
Race
White 55%
Black or African American 7%
Asian 34%
Other 5%
  
San Francisco Commute
Carpool 8.3%
Public transportation 32.7%
Average travel time 29 minutes