Where Are the Most Expensive Bankers in the World?

Cost per Bank Employee (USD per month), 2017 or latest
Banking | September 19, 2018
$2.99
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Based on a comparison of 29 countries in 2017, Netherlands ranked the highest in cost per bank employee with USD 18,435 per month followed by United Kingdom and Spain. On the other end of the scale was Bangladesh with USD 812 per month, Turkey with USD 838 per month and Bulgaria with USD 1,266 per month.

Data for more countries are available at Cost Per Bank Employee (USD) indicator page.

Cost Per Bank Employee (USD) Unit 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Austria USD per month 8,902 8,635 9,499 10,702 9,014
Belgium USD per month 12,434 12,235 12,400 12,366 11,271
Cyprus USD per month ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 10,299 9,807 8,065 5,527 4,421
Denmark USD per month 19,973 19,395 24,121 22,909 18,232
Finland USD per month 7,947 7,598 8,039 8,376 7,983
France USD per month ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 14,386 13,915 14,745 13,840 12,772
Germany USD per month 7,224 7,125 7,267 7,145 6,594 ...
Greece USD per month ... ... ... ... 7,272 6,279 8,132 8,741 5,977
Ireland USD per month 10,479 11,801 9,000 9,818 10,128
Italy USD per month 10,803 4,644 9,700 9,743 8,850
Latvia USD per month 2,665 2,547 2,807 2,861 2,832
Netherlands USD per month 18,272 16,233 17,479 18,455 15,667
Portugal USD per month ... 8,432 7,444 7,677 7,166 6,591
Spain USD per month 8,251 12,522 13,824 13,662 13,914
United Kingdom USD per month ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 16,979 17,896 18,980 18,501 17,505 ... ...