Retail & Personal

Careers in Financial Services


Retail Banking

Careers that empower people like you

Retail banks offer savings and checking accounts. In addition, they offer services such as loans to help people buy cars and homes. It’s important to know that most retail banking branches are open some weeknights and Saturdays, so you may have some working hours during these times.


Levels of Education Needed for this Type of Job

H.S. Diploma or GED


Bachelor's Degree


Careers in retail banking can be very rewarding. Many people get their foot in the door as a Teller and work their way through exciting jobs in the retail branch. Retail jobs include positions like Personal Bankers and Branch Managers, where you can develop your customer service skills to a fine art. If helping people achieve the American dream of buying a home sounds like a good fit for you, you might consider a job as a Mortgage Assistant or Mortgage Officer.

In addition to great customer service skills, careers in this field may also involve sales. In many of these jobs, your role is to understand the customer’s financial needs and find customized solutions that fit those needs. Professional dress and communication is a key part of putting your best foot forward. Sound like you? Check out these rewarding jobs in Retail Banking.