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Real-Life Banker Job Profiles

Below is a list of links to anonymous job profiles of REAL PEOPLE who have filled out our survey and offered to share their insights with our users about their job in the Banker field.
ID Job Title Gender Age Earnings City & State Date
32981 Government Banking Finance Coordinator Female 31 $47,000 Wheatfield, NY 01/01/2010
32484 Personal Banker Female 24 $40,000 Ukiah, CA 01/01/2010
32445 Programmer Male 28 $65,000 naperville, IL 01/01/2010


If you enjoy handling finances and providing advice, becoming a banker may be a good career for you. Bankers are responsible for providing financial advice to their clients. Furthermore, they educate clients about loans, investments, and other financial products. Bankers are also responsible for promoting financial products or developing promotional plans.

Bankers can work as personal bankers, corporate bankers, or commercial bankers. Depending on the type of banker, duties can vary. Personal bankers usually deal with mortgages and personal financial accounts. Commercial and corporate bankers work with large companies and their many complex accounts.

Smaller banks may hire people with a high school diploma and promote from within. In such cases, they typically provide education. However, it is best to have a bachelor?s degree in finance or accounting to start as an entry-level banker. For a job as a corporate or commercial banker, a master?s degree is beneficial. To become a banker, mathematical skills are a must. Solid communication and organizational skills are essential. Bankers must also be honest and dependable.

Life as a banker varies greatly based on company size and specific position. The best way to learn what these various jobs are like is to read what experienced bankers have to say. To learn more, check out our real-life career profiles. We?ve interviewed professional bankers to give you the inside scoop.

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