Average Salary for Wells Fargo & Co. Employees

Operating out of San Francisco, Calif., national commercial banks sector company Wells Fargo & Co. employs talent in positions ranging from Personal Banker to Financial Analyst. A typical Wells Fargo & Co. employee can expect to make $59K per year. For the most part, employee paychecks at Wells Fargo & Co. fluctuate depending on what you do at the company; geography and your experience level also matter, but to a lesser degree. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Employer: Wells Fargo & Co.
Average Salary Range by Job
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[-]Personal Banker (44)
$29,047 - $42,577  
[-]Personal Banker (44)
Salary$30,201 - $44,698  
Bonus$0.00 - $3,523  
Commission$516 - $10,124  
Total Pay$29,047 - $42,577  
[+]Teller (26)
$18,986 - $28,783  
[+]Teller (26)
Bonus$0.00 - $5,918  
Commission$294.37 - $3,623  
Total Pay$18,986 - $28,783  
[+]Financial Analyst (18)
$50,997 - $97,136  
[+]Financial Analyst (18)
Salary$56,765 - $83,223  
Bonus$1,021 - $16,638  
Profit Disbursement$430.39 - $4,075  
Total Pay$50,997 - $97,136  
[+]Customer Service Representative (CSR) (17)
$22,813 - $38,867  
[+]Customer Service Representative (CSR) (17)
Salary$24,231 - $49,113  
Bonus$212.40 - $6,173  
Total Pay$22,813 - $38,867  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 722
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About This Company

San Francisco, California 94710


National Commercial Banks, Investment banking, Financial Services


Wells Fargo, Wells Fargo & Co, Wellsfargo

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Analytics Consultants represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $92K — though Risk Management Consultants, Financial Consultants, and Financial Analysts also do fairly well at around $71K, $67K, and about $63K, respectively. Personal Bankers make $35K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $98K annually) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of San Francisco; Los Angeles ($82K), Minneapolis (about $75K), and Charlotte ($72K) are the next top-paying cities. Des Moines is near the bottom for pay at approximately $58K. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of California; salaries there average to around $90K per year.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically $53K. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $70K. Overall, the greater share of Wells Fargo & Co. folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn approximately $77K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals receive bigger paychecks ($95K) than those without credentials. Becoming a Certified Public Accountant can certainly pay off here; those folks make $83K. Regarding salaries and education, Wells Fargo & Co. pays those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Accounting & Finance the most — $99K.


Employees who count Project Management among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is around $87K. Financial Analysis also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; just under a fifth of employees surveyed report using it at work. Customer Service, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

The benefits packages at Wells Fargo & Co. can sometimes lack paid time off; 35 percent get paid vacation days, and one in six workers receive paid sick leave. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Wells Fargo & Co. provides an optional 401(k) plan, and the vast majority of workers participate. Perks cover health insurance for the greater part of workers and dental coverage for a solid majority of workers. Additional benefits of working here are tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a casual working environment, and a subsidized cell phone.

Key Stats for Wells Fargo & Co.


48 %
52 %
$34,501 - $74,151
$37,120 - $100,173
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 199 votes.

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