Compensation Expenses as a % of Revenues for each of the 5 largest U.S. commercial banks in 2018 was as follows:
38.2% for Wells Fargo34.9% for Bank of America32.8% for U.S. Bancorp30.4% for JPMorgan Chase29.0% for Citigroup
In comparison, Capital One's Compensation Expenses were just 20.4% of its Revenues for 2018
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