Which banks paid the biggest bonuses in 2015?


America leads: Once again, American banks head the bonus charts with Goldman Sachs paying bonuses up to £50,000 above leading European banks


But don't just look at bonuses figures : While Goldman Sachs paid the largest bonuses, JP Morgan are the most generous when it comes to overall compensation (base salary + bonus)


Top bonuses usually come with top salaries : in most cases, banks that give the biggest bonuses are also the ones offering best salaries to their bankers.


Top banks by bonus

Bank

Average director bonus

Goldman Sachs

£194,000

Morgan Stanley

£170,000

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

£166,000

JP Morgan

£162,000

Citigroup

£143,000

Credit Suisse

£135,000

Deutsche Bank

£121,000

Nomura

£119,000

HSBC

£116,000

UBS

£115,000

BNP Paribas

£113,000

Barclays

£103,000

UniCredit

£98,000

ING

£91,000

Societe Generale

£91,000

 

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