Compensation Up Across Most Positions, According to 2022 CUES® Compensation Survey Results


MADISON, Wis.— Base salary, base salary plus bonus, and total compensation packages increased last year across 18 of 19 positions reported in the 2022 CUES Compensation Survey.

Other key findings from this year’s report include:

  • A credit union’s asset size was the leading influencer on compensation levels.
  • The top four factors leading CEO bonuses were earnings, board evaluation, loan growth, and membership growth.
  • Median total compensation increased by up to 14.9%.

Report data comes from credit unions who participated in CUES Executive Compensation Survey

and/or CUES Employee Salary Survey between January 1 and April 30.

CUES Executive Compensation Survey features valuable compensation trends, tools and data to help credit unions attract and retain well qualified professionals, while CUES Employee Salary Survey offers pertinent data to attract new hires, and valuable tools to ensure credit unions retain their top employees.

Results of both surveys and the CUES 2022 Executive Compensation Survey Report are available now. Learn more and purchase access to the data at and

CUES Unlimited+ members have free access to the results of both surveys and the summary.

Learn more about CUES at

CUES is the leading talent development solutions provider for credit unions in North America. We educate, develop and support credit union CEOs, executives, directors, and emerging leaders through partnerships with premier business schools, live and online events, digital learning, networking, and premium content. With over 38,000 members and growing, we measure success one leader at a time.

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