Work in the Bay Area

Welcome to the Golden State

San Mateo, California is a town of about 100,000 people, located in the world-famous Silicon Valley. You won’t find a low cost of living here, but you will find nearby San Francisco, home to every artistic, musical, sports-related, commercial, cultural, recreational and intellectual pursuit there is, as well as some of the best restaurants in the world.

Choosing San Mateo

Discover the things that make California great.
  • #1 vacation destination

    There’s always something to do in the Bay Area. With famous landmarks such as the Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman’s Wharf and China Town, even locals can be tourists.
  • Get your hike on

    San Mateo is close to great places for hiking and camping, like Yosemite National Park and Big Sur. You won’t find a shortage of California Redwoods here.
  • Get smart

    Some of the best schools are located in the Bay Area, including seven of the top 100 high schools in the nation and highly accredited colleges such as UC-Berkeley.
  • “The city”

    Nearby San Francisco is an attraction in itself. The city by the bay has a variety of world-class restaurants, venues for family fun and plenty of personality.
  • The great outdoors

    The Bay Area boasts an amazing diversity of landscapes for all types of outdoor activities: beautiful beaches, mountains with amazing views and everything in between.
  • Wine country

    California is home to some of the world’s greatest vineyards. Napa Valley, the wine capital of the country, is only a short drive from San Mateo.
  • 70 degrees and sunny

    California’s year-round mild climate is one of its best attributes and biggest pulls. But if you miss the snow, you are within driving distance of the country’s best ski resorts.
  • San Fran sports

    Sports fans will love the Bay Area for its huge selection of professional sports teams. The San Francisco Giants are a favorite for all baseball fans. And for those who like choices, there are two nearby professional football teams: the San Francisco 49s and the Oakland Raiders.