Careers at FirstMerit

You'll discover that FirstMerit is a company committed to the people in our community: both our customers and our employees.  We offer a broad range of exciting employment opportunities, with competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits.

FirstMerit Bank, N.A. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.


FirstMerit Bank is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans

Why FirstMerit?

Based in Akron, Ohio, FirstMerit Corporation serves the banking and financial needs of customers in Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. As the 27th largest commercial bank in the Midwest, we are a growing, dynamic, and innovative financial services company with 367 branches serving communities across the Midwest. We offer a diverse range of job opportunities in a number of fields. With a strong focus on building long-lasting relationships, we’re committed to providing our employees with an exceptional place to find:

  • Career satisfaction
  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth
  • Competitive compensation
  • Comprehensive benefits
  • A work environment that reflects our mission and core values

Our Mission & Vision


To improve and preserve the financial well-being of our customers, shareholders, and the communities we serve.


FirstMerit will make a fundamental difference in the local communities we serve by meeting their financial needs through a combination of products, services, and strong, genuine relationships.

Our Core Values

Financial Performance:

Personal commitment and accountability to provide excellence in financial performance for our customers and shareholders.


People with a deep sense of integrity in all aspects of our business.

Risk Management:

People who know, understand and embrace our credit culture, strong risk governance and risk management.

Superior Service:

People who work to earn our customers' business every day through our service ethic and focus on providing superior service.


Positive, competent, energized and focused people with the attitude of ownership in the Company and customer relationships, who, through open communication and respect, foster collaboration and have fun while maintaining individual accountability, and who celebrate successes together. 


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