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Average Salary for Fifth Third Bancorp Employees

Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, Fifth Third Bancorp offers a range of employment opportunities in the state commercial banks, from Personal Banker to Financial Center Manager. The average employee at Fifth Third Bancorp takes home $55K per year. Fifth Third Bancorp paychecks are largely negotiated based on your role at the company, though geography and your experience level are also considered. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

Fifth Third Bancorp typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
above market
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Employer: Fifth Third Bancorp
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About This Company

Cincinnati, Ohio 45263


State Commercial Banks, Finance, Financial Services


Fifth Third Bank, Fifth Third Bank Corp

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Bringing in the most money are VPs of Sales — their earnings average $126K annually. Finance Managers are a close second at about $90K along with Senior Finance Managers (approximately $84K) and Banking Branch Managers ($65K). Among the lower-paid positions at Fifth Third Bancorp are Personal Bankers — the median salary for this role approaches $37K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $103K per year) can be spotted in Southfield, Mich.; Cleveland, Ohio ($74K), Pittsburgh, Pa. (around $69K), and Chicago, Ill. ($63K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (about $22K) in Louisville, Ky., one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the firm, employees working in Michigan take home the most — approximately $73K annually on average.

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $48K per year on average. Overall, the greater share of Fifth Third Bancorp folks have five to nine years of experience and earn an average $52K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Licensed Lawyers earn $110K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Becoming a Project Management Professional can certainly pay off here; those folks make $100K on average. Employees who have a Master of Business Administration (MBA) make the most here, hauling in around $140K annually.


Employees who count Financial Analysis among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $83K per year. Microsoft Excel is regularly seen around here; approximately one in five of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Other top skills include Sales Management, Sales, and Customer Service.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is in short supply here, with only one in three respondents receiving paid vacation and a quarter of survey participants receiving paid sick days. Nearly all respondents participate in a 401(k) program. Health insurance is part of the package for most survey participants, and for a fair number of employees, dental coverage is too. Fifth Third Bancorp folks also make good use of a stock purchase plan, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for Fifth Third Bancorp


50 %
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$34,253 - $68,047
$37,765 - $95,234
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

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