Commercial Bankers in the United States can expect to earn a very generous salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $89K) surpassing six figures annually. Total cash compensation to Commercial Bankers bottoms out near $50K and approaches $163K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $41K from bonuses and almost $10K from profit sharing. Location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Men make up the vast majority of Commercial Bankers (86 percent) who took the survey. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction.

$49,333 - $138,085
(Median)
$49K
$89K
$140K
MEDIAN: $88,916
10%
50%
90%

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$10.25 - $26.92
(Median)
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$15
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$49,333 - $138,085  
   
Bonus
$2,995 - $40,935  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,113  
Commission
$15,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$49,600 - $162,889  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 219
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$15.00  
   
Overtime
$42.33  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$2,995 - $40,935  
   
Commission
$15,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,113  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$49,600 - $162,889  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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Job Description for Commercial Banker

Many financial institutions work with businesses and corporate clients in addition to individuals, and the person responsible for handling corporate clients is a commercial banker. These specialized bankers maintain and build existing relationships with business clients, while also actively marketing the institution’s services to attract new commercial clients.

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Commercial Banker Tasks

  • Sell full range of commercial banking services to client base.
  • Originate, negotiate, and close commercial loans.
  • Grow deposits, loans, and fee income in a profitable manner.
  • Develop and expand commercial client relationships, as well as cross sell existing clients.
  • Participate in the business development activities of the bank.

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Pay by Experience Level for Commercial Banker

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $69K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $96K. Between 10 and 20 years, pay surpasses six figures; at this stage, the average professional scores around $120K. Commercial Bankers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $128K.

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Experience Affects Commercial Banker Salaries



National Average
$101,000



Skills That Affect Commercial Banker Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
up arrow 43%

Business Development
up arrow 19%

Financial Analysis
up arrow 1%

Sales
up arrow 1%

Loan Underwriting
0%

National Average
$101,000

Commercial Loans
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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