Attract and Retain Top Talent

Make sure your CU’s compensation packages remain competitive and in line with industry norms.

August 1, 2012
Make sure your credit union’s wage and salary packages remain competitive and in line with industry norms. CUNA’s compensation resources provide credit union-specific data for every employee at your credit union, from the CEO to the part-time teller—giving you the inside information you need to set appropriate salaries and attract top talent.

2012-2013 Complete Credit Union Staff Salary Survey

This nationwide salary survey compiles the most reliable and accurate credit union information available, providing compensation data for 89 full-time and 10 part-time credit union positions throughout various departments. The survey features:

► Base salaries;
► Incentives;
► Bonuses;
► Total cash compensation; and
► Salary ranges.

For quick, reliable benchmarking, take advantage of the new Staff Salary Metric/Calculation Worksheets, available separately or as part of the 2012-2013 Credit Union Salary Survey package. Apply these worksheets to data tables to make useful calculations, including the market index for a specific position or for job family, and pay ranges by midpoint.

2012-2013 CEO Total Compensation Survey

This report helps you position your credit union to attract and keep top CEO talent. It reveals compensation data for credit unions $100 million or more in assets, including:

► Executive retirement plans; 
► Bonuses and incentives;
► Perks and benefits;
► Base pay;
► Contract terms; and
► Total compensation package value.

2012-2013 Senior Executive Total Compensation Survey

Ensure your top-level executives are properly compensated. This report provides nationwide compensation data for the top four senior positions—executive vice president, chief financial officer, chief operating officer, and chief information officer. For credit unions $100 million plus in assets, this report contains:

► Executive retirement plans;
► Bonuses and incentives;
 Perks and benefits;
► Base pay;
► Contract terms; and
► Total compensation package value.

Related resources

Along with these in-depth reports, CUNA offers a range of resources to help credit union professionals get the most out of the information in these surveys, including:

► CompleteGuide to Setting Salaries;
► Complete Guide to Setting Executive Salaries; and
► E-ScanResearch and Advice Portal.

Many of these materials are bundled together, making it convenient to access information and make informed decisions.

For more information on all of these resources, visit

CUNA Regulatory Compliance Schools

Need a resource to solve all your compliance issues? Attend the CUNA Regulatory Compliance Schools, Sept. 16-21 in Anaheim, Calif.

This one event helps credit union professionals of all backgrounds and skill levels gain a solid understanding of the current regulatory environment and how the major regulations affect their duties.

Attendees will benefit from annual compliance updates, general overviews, and advanced sessions.

Topics include:

► General operations regulations;
► Deposit account regulations;
► NCUA requirements and guidance;
► Mortgage and consumer lending regulations; and
► More.

For more information, visit