Akbank employed 14,418 persons in 2015, down 12.8% when compared to the previous year. Historically, the bank's workforce hit an all time high of 16,543 persons in 2014 and an all time low of 7,911 in 1998.
Average cost reached USD 4,330 per month per employee, 29.0% more than a year ago. This figure was USD 2,578 per month per month some 10 years ago.
Staff accounted for 34.8% of total operating expenditures in 2015. The bank operated a network of 901 branches in 2015.
When compared to bank's main peers, Isbank had 25,157 employees and 1,377 branches in 2015, Garanti Bank operated with 19,692 people and 983 branches and VakifBank had a network of 920 branches with 15,410 employees in 2015.