Average Salary for First Citizens Bank Employees

Based in Dyersburg, Tenn.,state commercial banks player First Citizens Bank offers many employment opportunities, including Bank Manager and Manager of Underwriting positions. A salary of $52K annually is the median rate at First Citizens Bank. Your role at the company plays the largest role in compensation at First Citizens Bank, but how long you've been working and geography affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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First Citizens Bank Median Salary by Job


Bank Manager
4 profiles

Vice President (VP), Commercial Lending
3 profiles

Systems Engineer, IT
3 profiles

United States (change)

Customer Service Representative (CSR)
2 profiles

Financial Services Representative
2 profiles

Manager, Underwriting
2 profiles

Private Banker
2 profiles

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 97
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About This Company

Dyersburg, Tennessee 38024

State Commercial Banks

First Citizens, First Citizens Bank and Trust Company

Source: Freebase


Managers of Underwriting represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at around $85K per year — though Bank Managers, Banking Customer Service Managers, and Team Lead, Operationss also do fairly well at $60K, $44K, and about $34K, respectively.

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of approximately $56K annually. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $60K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of First Citizens Bank employees (27 percent) have 20 years or more of experience and earn $86K annually on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $85K per year) can be spotted in Columbia, S.C.; Raleigh, N.C. ($71K), Raleigh-durham, N.C. ($68K), and Charlotte, N.C. (approximately $60K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Smithfield, N.C. — at around $55K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Within the firm, employees working in Georgia take home the most — about $82K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Public Accountants receive bigger paychecks (approximately $87K per year) than those without credentials. On average, salaries rise to $85K annually for accredited Senior Human Resources Professionals. The best paid folks at First Citizens Bank have a Master of Accounting (MAcc), earning around $87K per year.


In this position, it pays to have Financial Analysis in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $119K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Customer Service; about a sixth consider it a key competency. Some other standard skills here are Sales Management, Sales, and Customer Relationship Management.

Benefits and Perks

One-seventh of employees — the minority — enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. The vast majority of workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. For a strong majority of workers, benefits include health insurance, and the larger part of respondents get dental coverage, too. Some other perks are a casual working environment and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for First Citizens Bank


67 %
33 %
$40,056 - $83,309
$41,217 - $121,663

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Popular Locations for First Citizens Bank

  1. Raleigh, North Carolina
  2. Columbia, South Carolina
  3. Charlotte, North Carolina
  4. Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina
  5. Smithfield, North Carolina

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