When it comes to jobs in tech, San Francisco is so hot right now–particularly for new grads looking to move to an exciting new city. For the most part, there are plenty of jobs to go around in the city, but breaking into the industry straight out of college with relatively limited network connections can be a challenge. Which is why landing a job requires getting your name out there and meeting as many people as possible. NerdWallet chatted with Rivi recruiter Wendy Saccuzzo to get some tips for new grads trying to break into tech.
(NerdWallet) – How to Get Entry-Level Tech Jobs in San Francisco
San Francisco is one of the hottest cities for new grads who want to work in tech, and for good reason. The number of employees in San Francisco who work in computer and mathematical occupations is more than twice the national average, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics — plus, they earn an average salary of $103,780 a year.
There are plenty of jobs in San Francisco that will give you the chance to explore the tech scene, whether or not you studied computer science. The trick is breaking in. So what are your options? Let’s take a look at some of the most popular entry-level jobs in tech.