First Investment Bank employed 3,234 persons in 2015, down 1.73% when compared to the previous year. Historically, the bank's workforce hit an all time high of 3,554 persons in 2013 and an all time low of 1,269 in 2005.
Average cost reached USD 916 per month per employee, 16.6% less than a year ago. This figure was USD 743 per month per month some 10 years ago.
Staff accounted for 33.4% of total operating expenditures in 2015. The bank operated a network of 173 branches in 2015.
When compared to bank's main peers, DSK Bank had 4,788 employees and 383 branches in 2015, United Bulgarian Bank operated with 2,692 people and 198 branches and Raiffeisenbank Bulgaria had a network of 147 branches with 2,767 employees in 2015.