Based on a comparison of 10 banks among CEE Savings Banks in 2017, Erste Group Bank was paying its employees the best, followed by Ceska Sporitelna and Slovenska Sporitelna.
Erste Group Bank employed 47,702 persons in 2017, up 1.42% 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 EUR 4,173 per month per employee, 0.677% more than a year ago. This figure was EUR 3,479 per month some 10 years ago.
Staff accounted for 57.4% of total operating expenditures in 2017.
Comparing Erste Group Bank with its closest peers, Ceska Sporitelna had 10,171 employees with average cost of EUR 2,872 per month per person, Slovenska Sporitelna operated with 4,250 people (and EUR 2,763 per month per employee) and Zagrebacka Banka had 5,424 employees in 2017 with cost of EUR 2,296 per month per head.
|Cost Per Employee (Local Currency)||Unit||2011||2012||2013||2014||2015||2016||2017||2018|
|Erste Group Bank||EUR per month||3,855||4,073||3,951||4,025||4,145|
|OTP Group||HUF per month||432,211||454,106||486,964||493,499||493,386|
|PKO BP||PLN per month||7,506||7,652||7,671||7,890||8,027|
|Ceska Sporitelna||CZK per month||68,024||70,520||68,698||69,866||74,190|
|Zagrebacka Banka||HRK per month||14,378||15,381||18,060||16,982||16,773||...|
|Slovenska Sporitelna||EUR per month||2,252||2,355||2,438||2,553||2,705||...|
|DSK Bank||BGN per month||1,598||1,789||1,850||1,939||2,001||...|
|Banca Commerciala Romana||RON per month||9,056||9,084||7,779||8,454||8,593||...|
|Sberbank||RUB per month||71,615||77,719||80,611||87,195||98,516|
|CEC Bank||RON per month||...||4,470||4,677||4,700||4,675||4,925||...||...|