7 Escape Room Jobs in the San Francisco Bay Area

We know of 7 escape room companies hiring in the San Francisco Bay Area. If you know of any more escape room jobs in the Bay Area (or have updated information on any of these), please leave a comment or contact us!

Most game master jobs here don’t list the salary, but from our own research, almost all game master jobs start at the minimum wage for the state / city (or something very close to it). They also almost always start part-time and with the need for very flexible hours (especially weekends).

Companies are listed alphabetically.


We feature EscapeSF’s Blind Tiger and Alcatraz games in our list of 12 Best Escape Rooms in the San Francisco Bay Area. Check out our review of their Blind Tiger game at Blind Tiger – EscapeSF (Review).

We are looking for high energy game administrators with a background in customer service and knows how to entertain a crowd. Your job will be to greet the teams as they arrive, go over the rules and structure of the game, and detail the story of their room. While in play, it will be your responsibility to aid the participants along the puzzles when needed, keep an eye on the gamers, and reset/clean the rooms after a game has concluded. You will also need to be able to be responsive to phone calls and business emails for customer service inquiries.

Kuma Escape

We feature their Detention game in the 12 Best Escape Rooms in the San Francisco Bay Area and The 5 Best Escape Rooms in San Jose.

  • Company Type: Local and independent
  • City: Santa Clara, CA
  • Title: Game Master
  • Commitment: Part-time
  • Pay: ?
  • Apply / Website: http://www.kumaescape.com/jobs/

The Game Master will be responsible for guiding and creating an immersive experience for players as they work together to escape out of a room! This is a flexible part-time position (1+ days, 4+ games a week) and scheduling can be coordinated with other hosts.

Limitless Escape Games

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We feature their Pirate Adventure game in the 12 Best Escape Rooms in the San Francisco Bay Area. At the time of writing, this East Bay company is the newest escape room in the Bay Area, opening in February 2017.

Limitless Escape Games in Livermore is looking for fun, enthusiastic and responsible individuals to join our team. It is a creative and fun job. We offer part-time positions, flexible schedule.


We feature various games (Pandemic Zero, Kingdom of Cats, Forgotten Treasure, and Penitentiary) by Omescape in the 12 Best Escape Rooms in the San Francisco Bay Area and The 5 Best Escape Rooms in San Jose.

You get to handcuff people everyday working with us! Apply at info@omescape.us to work with a fun and adventurous bunch at our Richmond location!

We’re looking for someone to work at our San Jose location. Preferably someone who is available on the weekday (Wed – Fri). Apply at info@omescape.us!

Palace Games

We feature both of their games on 12 Best Escape Rooms in the San Francisco Bay Area,

Palace Games is looking for a builder of fantastic things. We build and operate escape rooms with wondrous electronic objects and mechanical devices. As we continue to grow, we need some help creating these new and unique devices that play an integral part in the development of our new rooms.

Paradox Escape Rooms

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We feature one of their games in our list of The 5 Best Escape Rooms in San Jose. This year, they opened up a second room at their San Jose Japantown location.

Paradox Escape Rooms are seeking an onsite supervisor to host escape room sessions and manage employee and facility operations.

Paradox Escape Rooms are seeking a Game Master to greet guests and host escape room sessions. This role is part-time approximately 10-15 hours per week. We have shifts available Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

SCRAP / Real Escape Game

We feature two games (Time Travel lab and Puzzle Room) by SCRAP in the 12 Best Escape Rooms in the San Francisco Bay Area and The 5 Best Escape Rooms in San Jose. We also have reviews of a bunch of their events and one of their products. See https://escaperoomtips.com/tag/scrap. SCRAP is the oldest escape room company in the whole North America, opening their first game in San Francisco in 2012.


  • Company Type: Part of a global franchise (originated in Japan)
  • City: San Francisco, CA and San Jose, CA
  • Title: Crew Member
  • Commitment: Part-time
  • Pay: ?
  • Apply / Website: http://realescapegame.com/careers/

As a Crew member, you are a game master, storyteller, advisor, actor and problem solver. You will work in our game rooms and interact directly with the players to deliver entertaining and memorable experiences. We are looking for quick learners with strong attention to detail, but most importantly, applicants should have a knack for hospitality and customer service.

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