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


Average director bonus

Goldman Sachs


Morgan Stanley


Bank of America Merrill Lynch


JP Morgan




Credit Suisse


Deutsche Bank








BNP Paribas








Societe Generale



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