Erste Group Bank employed 46,496 persons in 2015, up 0.931% when compared to the previous year. Historically, the bank's workforce hit an all time high of 52,648 persons in 2008 and an all time low of 8,416 in 1999.
Average cost reached USD 4,612 per month per employee, 9.45% less than a year ago. This figure was USD 4,558 per month per month some 10 years ago.
Staff accounted for 49.8% of total operating expenditures in 2015. The bank operated a network of 2,735 branches in 2015.
When compared to bank's main peers, Raiffeisen Bank International had 51,492 employees and 2,705 branches in 2015, OTP Group operated with 31,713 people and 1,340 branches and Sberbank had a network of 16,494 branches with 330,677 employees in 2015.