Biotech Bay

San Francisco, Northern California 

Eureka indeed! The Biotech BayTM Hotbed showcases one of the elite life sciences clusters. Home to industry leaders like Coherus BioSciencesAmgenAbbVieGilead SciencesNektar TherapeuticsMetagenomi and Santen, the San Francisco Bay and Northern California region is comprised of cutting-edge science and medicine being practiced by a millennial majority. Upwardly mobile, this hub is one of the most lucrative for life sciences professionals. 

This area also provides a built-in network of true innovators from thriving biotech startups like NextGen 2022 gene editing company Graphite Bio and immunology outfit AltruBio. And when the working day is done, Biotech Bay employees can take a relaxing dip in the pacific ocean or enjoy a stroll under the Golden Gate Bridge. 

Average salary: $148,285 | Average bonus: $31,617 | Number of life sciences companies: 3,418 | Number of life science professionals: 96,574 

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Premier and Elite Sponsors

Coherus Biosciences


AbbVie   Nektar Therapeutics   AmgenSanten 

Gilead  Coherus Biosciences  Metagenomi