According to CBRE Research, San Francisco ranks second in the nation’s leading hubs for Life Sciences. Lab rentals are growing by double digits and there’s an abundance of talent and institutions driving this growth.

The battle for Life Sciences talent has never been more intense. In the current marketplace, Life Sciences companies are struggling to find people who have the right mix of technical skills, coupled with business acumen. Demand at all levels of Clinical research and development is very high.

The most common Life Sciences roles we’re seeing in Medical
Devices include electrical, mechanical, hardware, software and
systems engineers. In addition, there is always needs for quality
and regulatory engineers, project and program managers and a
high demand for manufacturing and process engineers.

Colin Etheridge

CEO - North America




29,113 technology professionals, with an average tenure of 2 years


Python, CSS, qPCR, Medical Devices, Clinical Research


Python, CSS, qPCR, Medical Devices, Clinical Research


No official work hours, pet-friendly world environment, on-site services, free breakfast/lunch.


Genetech, Kaiser Permanente, Gilead Sciences, Roche, Abbott, BioMarin Pharma


52% Male

44% Female

*The information in this site has been retrieved from sources with gender binary data. We acknowledge those who do not fit within this rigid framework and understand there are many more gender identities beyond the binary.


If you’re considering relocating to San Francisco, be sure to have some money in your pocket. Thanks to skyrocketing home prices and an increasingly competitive rental market, the City by the Bay is extremely expensive. Cost aside, there's much to love about "SF". A leading food scene, vibrant arts and culture, career opportunities, quality education, climate, diversity, walk-ability, sporting events - the list is endless.  


There's countless guides that provide thorough detail on everything you need to know about relocating to the Golden State, however here are some key costs to consider: 

All prices quoted are in local currency.

Average cost of a coffee


Average commute 

35 mins

Average cost of renting a 1 bed in the city (pcm)


Average gym membership per month 



Permanent roles are annual salaries and contract rates are hourly. All data is in local currency.

Life Sciences roles
Tech roles

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