The many commercial opportunities in San Ramon make it attractive for businesses to invest and make the city its business center. The city is located right off Interstate 680 and many people have made San Ramon their home. Access, a growing population and commercial space are among the main reasons why businesses have chosen San Ramon for its offices. The city government has also worked hard to make San Ramon a place where businesses would like to stay.
Based on the city's 2010 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report the largest employers in San Ramon are Chevron, AT&T, Robert Half International, San Ramon Regional Medical Center, Accenture, Marriott, IBM, Primed Management Consulting, United Parcel Service, and Safeway.
The Bishop Ranch Business Complex is the largest commercial park in San Ramon. It is located conveniently off Interstate 680 on Bollinger Canyon Road. Bishop Ranch occupies 585 acres of land. Current tenants include the corporate headquarters of Chevron Corporation, the West Coast headquarters of AT&T, the headquarters of 24-Hour Fitness, and United Parcel Service regional distribution center. The Complex is a popular lunch meeting place and is pleasantly crowded on weekends. The stores include Whole Foods Market, Jamba Juice, Rice Garden, Target, Cingular, Baja Fresh, Pasta Pomodoro, Wells Fargo Bank, Super Cuts, and a Magnolia hi-fi. For a full list of tenants, click here.
From its website:
“As the premier business address in the San Francisco Bay Area, Bishop Ranch is home to 550 thriving companies in more than 30 industries, from Fortune 500 companies like Chevron, Bank of the West, Ford and JPMorgan Chase to exciting small businesses in growing areas like social software and clean tech.”
San Ramon Careers
According to Simply Hired, more than half the occupations in San Ramon are management positions and professional occupations (54%). One third are sales and office professionals (30%). Less than ten percent are in service occupations (6%). Approximately 80 percent of workers in San Ramon work for companies, 10 percent are employed by the government and 7 percent are self-employed.
Some commonly listed jobs in San Ramon are software engineer, physical therapist, senior software engineer, project manager, product manager, and occupational therapist.
San Ramon Industries
Businesses in San Ramon comprise several industries. The top industries in San Ramon are professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services. Retail trade followed by educational, health, and social services form the rest of the mix.
San Ramon Job Salaries
According to reported government data, the average salary for jobs in San Ramon is $61,804. The median income of households in San Ramon was $95,856.
There are plans to build a new downtown area to bring more retailers, businesses and as a result more visitors to the city of San Ramon. To find out more about the progress of this major initiative, please visit the San Ramon City Government site.