January 2006
Career Guide to Industries;2006/2007, p169
Trade Publication
The article reports on the contributions of the banking industry to the economic activity in the U.S. Banks continue to maintain and perform their primary role, accepting deposits and lending funds from deposits. The industry employs about 1.8 million wage and salary workers. It is noted that wage and salary employment in banking is projected to decline by 2 percent between 2004 and 2014.


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