The financial services industry is a vibrant and healthy industry that offers a wide variety of career opportunities, excellent salaries and benefits, training, growth and advancement, and support for volunteer and charitable activities in the community. Across the state, banks of all sizes are seeking talented staff members for positions and roles such as: lending and investments community and public relations, customer service, compliance, cyber security and information, sales, marketing and more. The banking industry in Connecticut employs nearly 18,000 people with annual compensation and benefits totaling OVER $4.2 billion. There are 58 banks headquartered or having offices in Connecticut with branch locations in every corner of the state.
Banking jobs pay competitive wages that are higher than other industry averages. Nationally, the median annual wage for business and financial occupations was $72,250, which was significantly higher than the median annual wage for all occupations of $41,950, according to 2020 data from the US Department of Labor.
Benefits of A Banking Career Snapshot:
- Wide variety of career paths available
- Opportunities for training and advancement
- Competitive salaries and benefits
- Stability, job security and portability
- Support for charitable and community activities
- Professional development
- Locations in every part of the state