Regional and Community Banking

More than 330 regional and community banks and credit unions rely on McLagan to confidently establish pay standards across all rewards elements on a job-by-job basis. Learn more about our regional and community banking coverage and how our survey works using the links below:


Database Scope

The McLagan Regional and Community Banking Survey is the largest of its class with more banks and credit unions over $1B in assets than any other. Our survey provides HR and compensation professionals with access to customized compensation data, analytics, and expertise spanning:


Participating Public Banks, Thrifts and Credit Unions


Incumbents with Reported Results


Benchmark Jobs/Levels


Years Partnering with Clients

Our globally consistent survey structure allows your firm to compare across our full industry database, including wealth management, private banking and commercial lending.

Participating Firms

Across the U.S., banks and credit unions look to McLagan surveys to identify, attract and retain the workforce that will transform the future of their business. We have a track record of working with leading firms, including:

  • 88 Firms with Assets of
    $10B to $100B
  • 76 Firms with Assets of
    $5B to $10B
  • 90 Firms with Assets of
    $2B to $5B
  • 77 Firms with Assets of
    Under $2B

Navigating a highly competitive talent market requires comprehensive compensation data from a wide array of peers. We’ve got you covered so you can take a data-driven approach to compensation decisions.

► For a full list of participating industry peers, please click here.

Job Library

The McLagan Benchmarking Code is designed to capture the uniqueness of each firm type and the talent needed to support it. Employees are matched according to a globally consistent process drilling into each role’s attributes, area, focus and job level. Our coverage includes more than 1,300+ banking positions, including:

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chairman (Non-CEO)
  • Chairman and CEO
  • Chief Banking Officer
  • Market Banking President
  • Subsidiary Bank President
  • Regional Banking President
  • Head of Member Services
  • Head of Commercial Finance
  • Head of Retail Banking
  • Commercial Banking
  • Specialty Finance
  • Construction Lending
  • Commercial Lending
  • Client Service Delivery
  • Credit Review
  • Branch Sales
  • Teller
  • New Accounts Representative
  • Universal Banker
  • Wealth Management
  • Mortgage Banking
  • Treasury and Cash Management
  • Financial Advisory / Brokerage
  • Insurance
  • Underwriting, Credit & Workout
  • Internal Audit
  • Head of Digital
  • Digital Operations
  • Digital transformation

Our surveys offer benchmarking data for sales, marketing and infrastructure roles, including finance, human resources, legal and more.

► To request a copy of the full Regional and Community Banking Survey job list, please click here.

Compensation Data Elements

All McLagan surveys are designed to empower decision-makers to set pay with confidence across numerous rewards elements on a job-by-job basis and cover all direct forms of pay, including:

  • Salary
  • Cash Bonus
  • Bonus Eligibility
  • Commissions
  • Overtime
  • Overtime Eligibility
  • Stock Salary

What Sets McLagan Apart?

We partner with clients to assess their pay level competitiveness, align pay systems with business strategy, and provide deep industry insights. Here's how:

  • A Dedicated Team
    Each client is matched with a dedicated relationship manager who is available to provide support at every stage of the survey process—from job matching to interpreting results.
  • Exclusive Industry Events
    Each year, we host exclusive client roundtables and webinars designed for networking, connecting with industry leaders and staying informed about industry trends and best practices.
  • Unmatched Insights That Go Beyond Compensation
    Our market practice studies provide rich insights into human resources, compensation, and performance practices, including diversity and inclusion; technology staffing and pay; recruiting, training and development; as well as other critical topics.
  • McLaganLive
    Regional and community banking clients benefit from our McLaganLive applications for even more customization and granular insights into competitive pay positioning, fostering a deeper understanding of market demands.

Pricing, Access & Participation

McLagan survey fees vary based on your benchmarking goals. The key factor impacting the fee for the McLagan Regional and Community Banking Survey is asset size. To request pricing information for your organization, please click here.

All subscriptions to McLagan surveys include 24/7 access to McLaganLive, our online data platform. McLaganLive delivers compensation market data through a flexible, dynamic platform that empowers clients to make better data-driven decisions more efficiently. With McLaganLive apps, firms can visualize, customize, and access market data quickly and effectively.

Ready to participate?
Confirm your firm's participation in the Regional and Community Banking Survey by registering here.


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