Frost Bank Raises Minimum Wage Rate T0 $20 Per Hour, Boosting Pay For 1,800 Workers

Frost Bank Raises Minimum Wage Rate T0 $20 Per Hour, Boosting Pay For 1,800 Workers.

Frost Bank, one of the largest banks based in Texas, United States, today notified its employees that is has raised its minimum starting pay rate to $20 per hour. The move affects about 1,800 employees across Texas, including bankers, tellers, call center operators and support staff. It also keeps Frost at the forefront of competitive workplaces.

“This is just one of the ways that Frost has invested in our employees,” said Frost Chairman and CEO Phil Green. “In addition to our commitment to diversity, inclusion and equity, we have built beautiful facilities to work in and kept them open even as many employees enjoy the flexibility of working remotely. We’ve increased vacation, paid time off, caregiver time and community service time off. We’ve invested in technology to make us more effective and to keep us connected. And we just invested $3.5 million to reduce medical plan premiums.”

The increased minimum wage, which amounts to an annual investment of around $15 million, takes effect today. Going forward, Frost will continue to look at ways to ensure its employees feel valued so they can continue providing customers with the bank’s award-winning level of customer service.

“We continuously study our markets to make sure that we provide a fair and competitive compensation package for our employees,” Green said. “Having that information gives us the flexibility to keep up with market conditions and make Frost an extraordinary place to work, unlike any other.”

About Frost:

Frost is the banking, investments and insurance subsidiary of Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc. (NYSE: CFR), a financial holding company with $47.9 billion in assets at Sept. 30, 2021. One of the 50 largest U.S. banks by asset size, Frost provides a full range of banking, investments and insurance services to businesses and individuals in the Austin, Corpus Christi, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, Permian Basin, Rio Grande Valley and San Antonio regions. Founded in 1868, Frost has helped Texans with their financial needs during three centuries. For more information, visit www.frostbank.com.

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