2024 Bank & Credit Union Employee Salaries

The Great Resignation era was unofficially declared over in the Summer of 2023. This year shows dynamic shifts and settling to these recently turbulent labor market conditions.

30 Fastest-Growing Salaries for Financial Institutions in 2024

A 3.5% midpoint shift in 2024 salary ranges limits differentiation for high performance and adjusting salaries below market rate.

SBA Lending: The Highest Salaries in the Lending Department

Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, Head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the voice for America’s 33.2 million small businesses, opened a window of new applications for Small Business Lending Company (SBLC) licenses for the first time in over 40 years.

The Changing Landscape in Tech Salaries at Financial Institutions

The U.S. is home to some of the largest and most successful IT companies in the world. Regardless of a financial institution’s asset size, it will compete with large companies for top-tier IT talent capable of implementing evolving technology strategies. From 2000 – 2020, most exempt-level IT salaries moved year over year twice as fast as positions in the market at large, making it difficult to stay competitive to the market and requiring higher salary increases to attract experienced talent.

2023 Bank & Credit Union Employee Salaries

Over half of credit unions and banks have reported plans to increase their staff in 2023, either overall or in select departments. Based on BalancedComp data, here are 17 compiled employee salary averages of commonly held positions in the financial industry.

Recruiting Insight: Essential HR Positions

Human Resources managers and executives are some of the most sought-after candidates for all major companies today, not just at financial institutions. The following is a closer look at salaries for HR professionals at banks and credit unions nationwide.

Recruiting Insight: Key IT Positions

IT jobs are in high demand across all industries, and it can be difficult to recruit top talent at your bank or credit union. The following are some guidelines and best practices to follow for effectively finding and keeping the right technical talent for your organization.

Recruiting Insight: Commercial Loan Officer

A Commercial Loan officer, at any level, is one of the most difficult positions to recruit for at a bank or credit union. There are several key factors in determining whom to hire, at what level, and how to determine expectations of their existing client portfolio. Let us help you break down all of the parts and components of this position and how you can work smarter to hire and retain talent in this department.