Banks who paid the biggest bonuses to senior front office staff in 2015

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America leads: Once again, American banks head the bonus charts with Goldman Sachs paying bonuses up to £50,000 above leading European banks has analysed 2015 salary data from 189 front office Directors working in London Investment Banks.

But don't just look at bonuses figures : While Goldman Sachs paid the largest bonuses, JP Morgan are the most generous when it comes to overall compensation (base salary + bonus)

Top bonuses usually come with top salaries : in most cases, banks that give the biggest bonuses are also the ones offering best salaries to their bankers.

Emolument Banks By Bonus

Alice Leguay from said 'Continuing a trend established in the last few years, we expect to see base salaries shoot up in order to circumvent bonus cap regulations, especially at Director and MD level where employees expect to see their total comp increase substantially from previous titles.'

Source: Emolument, the salary benchmarking site

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