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Find out how to become a banker and work in financial and commercial settings. Discover information on salary, growth, stability and occupational expectations.

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The current average salary of an Banker is $52,000 - 63,000 annually


Bankers welcome clients and answer their enquiries. Daily tasks include receiving deposits, paying clients money, cashing cheques, changing money and dealing with bank account openings and closures. Bankers are also responsible for balancing cash and ensuring any discrepancies are reported. Another key task for those in the job role of banker is the promotion and explanation to customers of recommended banking and financial services.

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Key skills

Bankers deliver services and deal with customer enquiries related to financial transactions. They also provide advice about a range of financial services.

  • Responding to customer enquiries and correctly ascertaining their needs
  • Ensuring security measures are met by checking customer details and identification
  • Helping with customer completion of relevant banking forms
  • Disbursing money to and receiving money deposits from customers and accordingly debiting or crediting accounts
  • Ensuring cash balances and highlighting any inconsistencies
  • Encouraging customers to take advantage of suitable bank or financial services

Quick facts

Working as a banker gives you the opportunity to deal directly with the public whilst taking advantage of your mathematical skills.

  • Average Hours Worked
    37.1 full-time hours per week vs. all jobs average of 40 hours
  • Main Industries
    Accounting & finance
  • Average qualification level
    24.7% Bachelor degree

* All information on this page has been complied using figures from and the Australian Government's - all figures are indications only, and are accurate at time of publication. Please do your own research before selecting a course or career.


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