Leading banks in the United States as of December 31, 2015, by number of employees

The statistic depicts the leading banks in the United States as of December 31, 2015, by number of employees. Wells Fargo Bank was the largest U.S. employer in the banking sector in 2015, with approximately 228.82 thousand employees.


Employment in the banking sector – additional information

Apart from the Wells Fargo Bank, other leading banks in terms of employment in the United States, as of December 2015, were JPMorgan Chase Bank (180.58 thousand employees), Citibank (170.41 thousand employees) and Bank of America (150.94 thousand employees).

As far as the global employment figure of JPMorgan Chase Bank is concerned, there were approximately 241.36 thousand employees in this bank in 2014. In Wells Fargo, there were approximately 264.5 thousand people employed worldwide in the same year. These are two of the largest U.S banks when measured by total assets.

The total number of employees in the commercial banking sector of the United States increased from approximately 1.53 million in 2010 to around 1.62 million in 2013. The insurance sector in the United States (home-office personal), on the other hand, had 345.8 thousand employees in 2014.

London is one of the most important financial centers worldwide. Here, financial services companies from all over are concentrated in one place. The financial services sector in London employed 345.4 thousand financial specialists in 2014.

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 Number of employees
Wells Fargo Bank 228,815
JPMorgan Chase Bank 180,583
Citibank 170,413
Bank of America 150,939
U.S. Bank 64,299
PNC Bank 49,203
The Bank of New York Mellon 34,143
Branch Banking and Trust Company 34,139
State Street Bank and Trust Company 29,786
Capital One 29,490
TD Bank 24,278
Regions Bank 22,562
SunTrust Bank 22,190
Fifth Third Bank 18,214
Capital One Bank (USA) 18,193
Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company 16,481
The Northern Trust Company 15,910
Citizens Bank 14,602
KeyBank 13,608
BMO Harris Bank 12,248
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