With top-tier salaries, strong digital infrastructure and connectivity options, and a cityscape designed for minimal commute, San Francisco is setting a gold standard for hybrid work dynamics, according to a new study.
A CoworkingCafe analysis, based on 11 key metrics grouped into four categories – remote work, economy, connectivity and infrastructure, notes the Top 10 United States urban hubs that champion the remote work lifestyle.
San Francisco stood out for walkability, allowing remote workers to seamlessly blend work, errand-running and cultural pursuits, according to the report.
More highlights for San Francisco:
- San Francisco earned 5th place in the nation while emerging as the best place for remote workers on the West Coast
- With a walk score of 88.7, San Francisco is the most walkable city in the country, making it easy for those who want to minimize their time spent in traffic
- Ranking second when it comes to remote jobs salaries, the $83,500 median income places San Francisco above Washington, D.C. and Seattle
- The city placed second within the Top 10, the average internet speed clocked in at 504 Mbps, while the city’s public Wi-Fi density recorded 18 hotspots per 100,000 residents, landing in fourth place