Six-figure salaries are the norm for Commercial Bankers in the United States, with median pay hovering around $90K per year. Total incomes of Commercial Bankers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $46K from bonuses and close to $10K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $50K and $167K. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The vast majority of Commercial Bankers (85 percent) survey respondents are men. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$48,881 - $139,635
$49K
$90K
$140K
MEDIAN: $90,101
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$48,881 - $139,635  
   
Bonus
$2,972 - $45,958  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,151  
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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$49,546 - $167,211  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 215

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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

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

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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. The average beginner in this position makes around $72K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $93K. Those with 10 to 20 years of experience under their belts can expect their paychecks to flourish around the six-figure median of $121K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $129K.

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Key Stats for Commercial Banker

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
036
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Commercial Banker Salaries



National Average
$103,000



Skills That Affect Commercial Banker Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Business Development
up arrow 20%

Financial Analysis
0%

National Average
$103,000

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Commercial Loans
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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