Average Starting Salaries: Banking Edition 2013

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Working in banking is fast-paced and energetic.

To succeed, you have to work well under pressure, be watchful of global markets and understand that, in this business, money actually does make the world go round.

You’re probably wondering what kind of money you can earn in common banking roles.

Here are a few roles and country-wide salary estimates to get you started!

Bank Teller

Working as a bank teller can be a great way to familiarize yourself with the inner workings of a retail bank. A job on the front lines of a bank branch lets you practice your customer service skills and learn the basics of how retail banks function.

Here are the median salaries for a bank teller in some Canadian cities:

Vancouver, BC: $29,083 Calgary, AB: $31,303

Edmonton, AB: $30, 180

Saskatoon, SK: $28,260

Regina, SK: $28,371

Winnipeg, MB: $26,514Toronto, ON: $28,949

Montreal, QC: $28,270

Quebec City, QC: $27,846

Halifax, NS: $26,709

Bank Manager

A bank manager must have strong leadership and communication skills to be able to lead a team of employees at one or more banks. Bank managers must also meet tough sales targets while making sure that staff training is always up-to-date.

Sound like you? Read on to find out how much you could earn as a bank manager in these Canadian cities:

Vancouver, BC: $73,481 Calgary, AB: $76,891

Edmonton, AB: $71,703

Saskatoon, SK: $68,115

Regina, SK: $66,662

Winnipeg, MB: $66,501Toronto, ON: $70,035

Montreal, QC: $69,518

Quebec City, QC: $70,689

Halifax, NS: $64,125

Investment Banking Associate

Investment banking is a field with a lot of earning potential, but there’s a lot of work prior to becoming an investment banker that acts as a foundation. A job as an investment banking associate can be a good stepping stone to becoming a high-powered investment banker.

Here are the median earnings of investment banking associates across Canada:

Vancouver, BC: $72,767 Calgary, AB: $76,800

Edmonton, AB: $70,366

Saskatoon, SK: $54,651

Regina, SK: $53,561

Winnipeg, MB: $53,693Toronto, ON: $86,512

Montreal, QC: $74,550

Quebec City, QC: $57,422

Halifax, NS: $51,310

Discover career opportunities in banking with TalentEgg’s Banking Career Guide!

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