Nine San Francisco-area Companies That Offer Employees Great Workplace Environments

City by the Bay and tech hub of the Western universe, San Francisco is where workers go to earn the biggest paychecks. Companies aim to attract and keep the kind of top talent that drives the future. These nine San Francisco-area companies are considered to have great work environments, according to employees on Comparably. 

Slack is a bundle of proprietary cloud-based workplace services and tools designed to streamline team collaboration.

Mission: “Slack brings all your communication together in one place. It’s real-time messaging, archiving and search for modern teams.”

“Like the people, the company is supportive, has tons of empathy, and is great at letting us get our work done.”


Slack employees rated their work environment an A.

Pramata empowers sales, finance and operational teams from large B2B companies with insights about their most complex and valuable customer relationships.

Mission: “To eliminate revenue leakage for large enterprises.”

“Fantastic office environment with many perks, highly spirited and loyal staff all working diligently to move the company forward.”

100% of employees at Pramata described their work environment as positive.

With more than 12+ years of experience, Algoworks is devoted to building rich mobile and web apps. Algoworks has offered various services such as customer relationship management, enterprise content management solutions, and software product engineers to patrons from around the world.

Mission: “To excel in the latest technologies and be remembered for the most reliable IT services.”

“The work environment is chilled out and the company follows an open door policy. Flexible with work hours.”


Algoworks Technologies employees rated their work environment an A+.

Redbooth is an award-winning task and project management platform that provides a single place for team collaboration tasks, discussions and file sharing. Redbooth is simple and flexible to use, enabling project teams and departments at thousands of companies to get work done.

Mission: “Project Management for modern teams.”

“Regular celebrations of personal achievements, company milestones and team wins. There are at least 3 times a week the team convenes as a whole group, whether it’s around the lunch table, tossing a frisbee at the park on Thursdays or at an end-of-week happy hour or birthday party.”

100% of employees at Redbooth described their work environment as positive.

CrossInstall provides interactive mobile ads at scale, and is the leading creator of programmatic ads enabling advertisers to deliver personalized messages to the right audience.

Mission: “We are shaping the future of advertising.”

“Friendly environment and a cool startup culture! Way better than the corporations I’ve worked with. It’s comfortable to come to work and still feels like home. You feel welcome, and you feel wanted!”

100% of CrossInstall employees say they have a close friend at work.

Houzz is the leading online platform for home remodeling and design, providing people with everything they need to improve their homes from start to finish – online or from a mobile device.

Mission: “Our mission is to deliver the best technology, user experience and products for home remodeling and design.”

“We celebrate individual and company wins as a family, including birthday celebrations every week.”


Houzz employees rated their work environment an A.

Fintech company MovoCash is transforming the traditional ways to gain access to banking and payment services by literally putting them right in a customer’s pocket for everyday, convenient use. The app, offered to consumers regardless of financial background or credit history, comes with the powerful banking and payment functionality necessary for today’s mobile consumers.

Mission: “To be a first fruits company that reaps a harvest for our customers, team and shareholders; through innovation, development and deployment of transformative financial technologies which unlock the real-time transactional capabilities of money, payments and financial systems.”

“MovoCash has been the most amazing place I’ve worked in my 38 years working.”

100% of MovoCash employees describe their work environment as positive.

CivicActions is a design, development and strategy firm that works to empower government and nonprofits to fully realize their digital missions.

Mission: “Our goal is to transform the way governments procure, develop, and deliver digital services.”

“It’s a very positive and encouraging work environment. Managers are supportive and understanding. New people are welcomed with open arms. Plus the work-life balance is great.”


CivicActions employees rated their work environment an A+.

Murdock Martell provides finance and accounting solutions to established and emerging growth companies, working with companies of all sizes, from startups to Fortune 500 firms. Their primary areas of industry focus include technology, life science, clean tech and services.

Mission: “At Murdock Martell, we can bring clients real-time, actionable financial data and metrics.”

“Company fosters a great team atmosphere!”


Murdock Martell employees rated their work environment among the top 5% of simliar-sized companies in the U.S.