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How Much money do Bankers Make?

Remuneration in the banking sector has always been a hot debate. Lots of numbers and rumours circulate so we deemed worthy to draw the real story. With data collected from over 30,000 professionals, we put together this infographic to help you understand the real variations in earnings among bankers.

What is the top paid financial centre in the world? How big is the pay gap between male and female? How fast are earnings growing? Read on to find out!


  • London based bankers are paid 67% more than those in Paris and Zurich.
  • Pay gap widens as you go up the ladder.
  • MDs earn twice as much as Directors!
  • At MD level, the bonus exceeds salary!
  • Private equity provides the best salary for starters



Emolument provides bonus and salary statistics based on data submitted directly by professionals like you. It is free, anonymous, and already a trusted tool for thousands of professionals worldwide. Are you paid enough? Click here to find out now.

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