What does a Community Banker do?

Bankers have many subtitles depending on their role inside a financial business. But at their core, Bankers facilitate transactions between customers and institutions, or between corporations and other entities. A banker will be the liaison before, during and after transactions have occurred. They are tasked with making sure all business is conducted in accordance with current laws and regulations while providing financial benefit for their employer and clients.

Bankers can have a wide range of educational backgrounds. Low-level Bankers will usually possess a bachelor's degree in finance. From there, aspiring bankers can pursue an advanced degree in many financial related fields, and obtain their Clean u4 or Series 7 certifications. Due to the nature of ushering assets, a keen eye for detail and a strong set of ethics are desirable qualities in Bankers.

  • Conduct all transactions in line with Local, State and Federal laws
  • Ensure all exchanges are documented properly
  • Provide factual information to clients about business opportunities
  • Seek out new avenues of business in your market
  • Keep up on current financial trends
  • Be informed of current changes to laws and standards
  • Pursue ongoing education
  • Understand and practice all guidelines of AML and KYC
  • Advanced degree in related field (preferred)
  • Clean 4U certification (preferred)
  • Series 7 certification (preferred)
  • Excellent analytical processing
  • Self-motivated attitude
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • An understanding of AML and KYC
  • Robust researching, resourcing and networking expertise
  • Submission to a background check
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Community Banker Salaries

Average Base Pay

£19,447 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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£15K
Median: £19K
£25K
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Community Banker Career Path

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Community Banker Insights

Read what Community Banker professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
INTRUST BankINTRUST Bank
Banker
10 Nov 2020

“Payscale is not transparent and it seems pay is not as good as it could be”

People's United BankPeople's United Bank
Banker I
10 Dec 2020

“Pay isn’t great and when you move up within company raises are little to nothing.”

Bank Central AsiaBank Central Asia
Banker
23 Dec 2020

“Good benefit with 2 times bonus (1st bonus based on performance 2nd is year end bonus)”

ChaseChase
Banker Associate
19 Jun 2019

“If you don't have a good manager I've heard it is not fun to work there.”

CitizensCitizens
Citizens Banker
29 Jan 2021

“Because there is a lot of tenure here there are very minimal career advancement opportunities.”

ChaseChase
Associate Banker
29 Aug 2021

“If you have a good team it can be a great place to work for.”

CitizensCitizens
Citizens Banker
14 Sep 2021

“No raise offered to moving to bigger busier branch meaning much more work and higher goals just to get the same bonus.”

CitizensCitizens
Licensed Banker
30 Apr 2021

“I failed my first exam and they didn’t help me find a new position and I lost my job”

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