Average Salary for First Niagara Bank Employees

First Niagara Bank is a savings institutions firm headquartered in Lockport, N.Y. that hires for Banking Branch Manager positions, Financial Analyst roles, and more. Compensation for First Niagara Bank employees is around $58K annually on average. For the most part, employee paychecks at First Niagara Bank fluctuate depending on geography; how long you've been working and your role at the company also matter, but to a lesser degree. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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About This Company

Lockport, New York 


Savings institutions, Not Federally Chartered, Finance

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Residents of Hartford, Conn. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $122K per year; other top-paying cities include Pittsburgh, Pa. (approximately $83K) and Buffalo, N.Y. ($60K). Across First Niagara Bank's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Connecticut earn the most, taking home $120K annually.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $58K per year. The largest slice of the First Niagara Bank workforce (30 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, around $59K annually.


The highest paychecks go to Senior Business Analysts, who earn an average $74K per year, closely trailed by Accounting Managers ($66K), Bank VPs & Branch Managers ($60K), and Banking Branch Managers (around $60K). Among the lower-paid positions at First Niagara Bank are Senior Financial Analysts — the median salary for this role approaches approximately $54K.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach about $63K annually for Certified Public Accountants; non-accredited workers make much less. It pays to have a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at First Niagara Bank — these employees make the most at $64K per year.


When it comes to skills, Financial Analysis seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of approximately $67K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Data Analysis; around one in seven consider it a key competency. Many workers usually know Banking, Sales Management, and Accounting as well.

Benefits and Perks

The vast majority of respondents take advantage of the 401(k) plan that First Niagara Bank sponsors. Health insurance is part of the package for a fair number of respondents, and for a little over a half of workers, dental coverage is too. Privileges also include life insurance, a company cell phone, flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for First Niagara Bank


61 %
39 %
$45,500 - $64,698
$37,330 - $117,916
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 13 votes.

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