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Average Salary for Wells Fargo & Co. Employees

Headquartered in San Francisco, California, Wells Fargo & Co. offers a range of employment opportunities in the national commercial banks industry, from Personal Banker to Financial Analyst. Compensation for Wells Fargo & Co. employees tends to be around $58K per year. Though your city and your experience level do impact pay, your job title is the primary influence on employee salary at Wells Fargo & Co. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

How This Employer Pays

Wells Fargo & Co. typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
above market
Employer: Wells Fargo & Co.
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Personal Banker (44)
$29,047 - $45,795  
[-]Personal Banker (44)
Salary$30,304 - $44,544  
Bonus$-0.50 - $5,960  
Commission$701 - $14,727  
Total Pay$29,047 - $45,795  
[+]Teller (26)
$19,306 - $28,783  
[+]Teller (26)
Bonus$0.00 - $5,872  
Commission$291.76 - $4,014  
Total Pay$19,306 - $28,783  
[+]Bank Teller (18)
$20,167 - $28,282  
[+]Bank Teller (18)
Salary$19,045 - $39,455  
Bonus$0.83 - $653  
Total Pay$20,167 - $28,282  
[+]Financial Analyst (16)
$53,829 - $97,830  
[+]Financial Analyst (16)
Salary$53,327 - $83,590  
Bonus$1,007 - $16,886  
Profit Disbursement$394.77 - $4,016  
Total Pay$53,829 - $97,830  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 6 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 700
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Wells Fargo & Co. Details

San Francisco, California 94710


National Commercial Banks, Investment banking, Financial Services


Wells Fargo, Wells Fargo & Co, Wellsfargo

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Analytics Consultants rake in the most money, with average earnings of around $92K; Business Consultants come in second with typical earnings amounting to $75K, while Risk Management Consultants and Financial Analysts rank near the top as well ($71K and $62K, respectively). Near the bottom at Wells Fargo & Co. are Personal Bankers, pulling in just approximately $35K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $99K annually) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of San Francisco; Los Angeles (around $82K), Minneapolis ($75K), and Charlotte (about $71K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $58K) is Des Moines. Across its U.S. offices, the state of California pays Wells Fargo & Co. the most — approximately $90K per year on average.

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make $53K. Survey participants who have worked at Wells Fargo & Co. for between five and ten years haul in about $70K on average. Overall, the greater share of Wells Fargo & Co. folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn $78K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to approximately $95K. Acquiring certification to be a Certified Public Accountant is rewarded at $83K per year. At Wells Fargo & Co., employees who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Accounting & Finance receive the highest salaries at $99K.


Employees who count Project Management among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is around $87K. Financial Analysis is a popular skill among Wells Fargo & Co. workers, with just under one in five of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Many workers usually know Customer Service, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office as well.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is hard to come by at Wells Fargo & Co.; the company rewards only 36 percent with paid vacation time and only one in six workers with sick leave. Almost all employees take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Wells Fargo & Co. sponsors. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for the greater part of workers, and a solid majority of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Wells Fargo & Co. also dishes out privileges such as tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a casual working environment, and a subsidized cell phone.

Key Stats

48 %
52 %
$34,481 - $74,280
$37,120 - $100,280
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 202 votes.

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