The highest paychecks go to Senior Systems Engineers, who earn $86K, closely trailed by Branch Sales Managers ($64K), Private Bankers (about $62K), and Bank Managers (around $57K). Near the bottom at First Citizens Bank are Personal Bankers, pulling in just $34K.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make approximately $36K. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $50K. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of First Citizens Bank employees (33 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and typically earn approximately $63K per year.
Median pay is highest in Raleigh ($70K annually), followed by Charlotte ($60K), Greenville ($60K), and Asheville (around $54K). Wilmington ranks low on the pay scale — at $35K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, the highest pay levels are found in North Carolina, where the average First Citizens Bank employee makes $54K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at approximately $120K. Acquiring certification to be a Certified ITIL Leader is rewarded at about $117K annually. Regarding salaries and education, First Citizens Bank pays those with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) the most — around $63K.
Employees who count Project Management among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $105K. Customer Service is a popular skill in the First Citizens Bank workforce; one in four of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Three more common skills are Sales, Customer Relationship Management, and Sales Management.
Benefits and Perks
Only 45 percent at First Citizens Bank enjoy paid vacation time, and just a third of workers can take sick leave. Almost all employees save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. At First Citizens Bank, most workers have health insurance, and a fair portion of workers have dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include life insurance, optional telecommute / work from home, a company cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.