Residents of Charleston, W.Va. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is around $16.30 per hour; other top-paying cities include Wheeling, W.Va. ($11.54) and Thomaston, Ga. ($10.00). By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Connecticut, where the average salary is approximately $18.63 per hour.
Personal Bankers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing about $15.22 per hour on average; Bank Tellers are next on the list, bringing in close to $13.00, followed by Head Tellers earning $12.59 and Sales Associates making $11.27. Tellers are among the lowest paid at a median salary of about $9.74.
Years of Experience
Average pay is $12.15 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. The greater proportion of employees (52 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $14.74 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to around $10.18 per hour for Notary Publics, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. It pays to have a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) at United Bank — these employees make the most at approximately $16.61 per hour.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Training; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $15.72 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Customer Service; a majority consider it a key competency. Many workers usually know Cash Handling, Banking, and Customer Relations as well.
Benefits and Perks
One in five survey participants receive paid vacation, and only one in seven respondents get sick leave. A strong majority of respondents take advantage of the 401(k) plan that United Bank sponsors. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a large number of respondents, and a large number of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. United Bank employees also enjoy perks such as 401(a).