Average Salary for First Citizens Bank Employees

Operating out of Dyersburg, Tenn., state commercial banks company First Citizens Bank employs talent in positions ranging from Financial Manager to IT Systems Engineer. The average employee at First Citizens Bank takes home $45K per year. First Citizens Bank paychecks are largely negotiated based on your job title, though your experience level and geography are also considered. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Dyersburg, Tennessee 38024

State Commercial Banks

First Citizens, First Citizens Bank and Trust Company

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IT Systems Engineers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing around $98K annually on average; Managers of Underwriting are next on the list, bringing in close to $85K, followed by Financial Managers earning $68K and Bank Managers making about $50K. Among the lower-paid positions at First Citizens Bank are Banking Customer Service Managers — the median salary for this role approaches approximately $44K.

Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $46K per year. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $55K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (30 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $61K per year on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($83K annually) can be spotted in Columbia, S.C.; Charlotte, N.C. (approximately $66K), Raleigh, N.C. (about $63K), and Houston, Texas (around $55K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Georgia, where the average salary is $79K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Direct Endorsement Certifications are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $85K annually. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Uniform Securities Agent State Law Holders with credentials; these people earn around $45K per year on average. First Citizens Bank provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Education (BFAEd) — these employees rake in about $85K annually.


Employees who count Microsoft Excel among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $103K per year. Customer Relationship Management is a popular skill in the First Citizens Bank workforce; a little less than a fifth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Employees also tend to know Sales Management, Customer Service, and Business Development.

Benefits and Perks

The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only one in seven survey participants report compensation for sick days and vacation time. Almost all respondents set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). First Citizens Bank provides health insurance to a large number of respondents, and the larger part of workers do receive dental coverage. First Citizens Bank also dishes out privileges such as a casual working environment, laptop / notebook computer, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for First Citizens Bank


72 %
28 %
$34,521 - $81,566
$40,547 - $95,263
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 9 votes.
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