Careers at Western Alliance Bank

This Place Is About Possibilities

Make a difference. Get noticed. Have an impact. That’s what working at Western Alliance and its national footprint of banking organizations has to offer.

Work For a Better Bank

Find your place at this extraordinary banking organization that delivers the best of both worlds: the strong capacity and sophisticated product offerings of a large bank, along with the flexibility, commitment and service of a more specialized institution.

See what sets us apart.


    Come and Work With the Best

    Forbes Best Banks In America 2020 LogoWestern Alliance Bank is a company on the rise. Bank Director named us the #1 Best Emerging Regional Bank for 2022, and Western Alliance ranked #2 best-performing of the 50 largest public U.S. banks in the S&P Global Market Intelligence listing for 2021. Year after year, we rank high on the Forbes list of “America’s Best Banks.” 

    Western Alliance Bancorporation is headquartered in Phoenix, the capital of a beautiful state rated #4 in the U.S. for business by Chief Executive. Our geographically managed banking divisions in Arizona, California, Nevada and Utah, and our National Business Lines with offices around the country, deliver unparalleled market knowledge, expertise and responsive customer service. All of our businesses are backed by the significant strengths of our more than $65 billion bank holding company.


    See the Possibilities

    As a top-performing, growing bank, Western Alliance is a place of possibilities, where it’s possible for you to create a long and successful career with a bank that ranks high on the Forbes “Best Banks in America” list year after year and was named #1 Best Emerging Regional Bank per Bank Director’s 2022 RankingBanking study. It’s also a place where you’ll benefit from a long tradition of growing and promoting those people from within the company who have demonstrated the ability to deliver excellent results for our clients and our bank.

    At Western Alliance, learning, advancing and maximizing your potential and expertise come together to provide extraordinary possibilities.

    High Performing

    We Get Top Marks

    With more than $50 billion in assets, Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) is one of the country’s top-performing banking companies. The company is again #1 best-performing of the 50 largest public U.S. banks in the S&P Global Market Intelligence listing for 2020, ranks high on the Forbes “Best Banks in America” list year after year and was named #1 Best Emerging Regional Bank per Bank Director’s 2022 RankingBanking study.

    By every measure, our organization is a top-performing financial institution and an excellent banking resource for businesses. A look at the industry’s most pertinent ratios demonstrates Western Alliance’s exceptional credentials, including capacity, asset quality, capital and track record for growth and performance.


    One Culture. One Bank

    What we call our culture – acting with integrity, displaying creativity, demonstrating teamwork, showing passion and delivering excellence – is simply the way Western Alliance people do business every day. These are the values that define us and relentlessly drive us to serve our people, our customers, our shareholders and our communities.

    Our customers are at the center of everything we do, so we’ve created an environment that welcomes new ideas, prizes creative thinking, encourages collaboration and drives our people to overcome obstacles.

    If you’re looking for a company that is large enough to offer lots of opportunity and professional growth, yet small and nimble enough to welcome new ideas, embrace change and feel entrepreneurial, Western Alliance could be the right place for you.

    In return, you'll work with smart, dedicated, and energetic people who share a unique sense of belonging and take great pride in all that they do.

    Diversity & Inclusion

    A Diverse and Inclusive Work Environment

    Through support and education, we continue to build a culture that values and encourages a diverse and inclusive work environment.

    “Diversity in the workplace is important because it manifests itself in building a great team, leading to increased opportunities for our people. We want to build a pipeline of diverse talent at all levels within the company with a focus on creating conditions for sustainable growth within the company, hiring, retaining and building the skills necessary to secure top management positions within Western Alliance. I believe together we can shape our company for the better and we should not settle for anything less.”

    Kenneth Vecchione, CEO Western Alliance Bank.

    Along with diversity training workshops, our WAL Women’s Alliance and Veteran’s Initiative Program, we also launched an Opportunity Council dedicated to highlighting and encouraging practices that result in diversity of thought and leadership, and emphasizing the benefits of a culturally diverse team.


    Great Benefits Matter

    It’s all part of the package. Not only do we offer competitive compensation and the opportunity for an annual bonus at every level – the benefits package also includes medical, dental, vision, and life and disability insurance. 

    There’s also an attractive 401(k) program, health savings account, employee education reimbursement programs, and more than half of our employees are eligible for an annual stock grant.


    We Like to Give Bank

    Strengthening the communities where we do business is important to us. So we volunteer. We join boards. We get involved in issues that matter. And we provide financial support – through community development lending and investments, plus a variety of grants and initiatives. 

    If you have a passion for getting involved and making a difference in your community, that’s a big part of life at Western Alliance.


    Thrive in a Company of Entrepreneurs

    Western Alliance’s entrepreneurial spirit starts at the top with leaders who understand that empowered people are central to everything we do. By providing access, resources and capacity, they empower Western Alliance teams to deliver superior service to clients. The result is a culture that allows the company, our people—and the businesses we bank—to thrive.

    People-Powered Banking

    Why We're Different

    “At Western Alliance, you'll have a chance to make a direct impact on the company, whether you're in a client-facing position or you're working to support internal clients. Resources like the WAL Women's Alliance provide multiple opportunities to further your success. You’re always going to feel like you've directly affected both the business and the bottom line.”

    -- Jessica Jarvi, General Counsel, Western Alliance employee since 2007.

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    If you look at the average compensation for Western Alliance employees, it's among the highest in the industry. They earn it. Our success is all about our employees, and we recognize that they're the most important part of our company.

    Dale Gibbons , Vice Chairman & Chief Financial Officer Western Alliance Bancorporation

    About Us

    Western Alliance Bank

    With more than $65 billion in assets, Western Alliance Bancorporation is one of the country’s top-performing banking companies. Its primary subsidiary, Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, offers a full spectrum of tailored solutions and outstanding service delivered by banking and mortgage experts who put customers first. Major accolades include being ranked #1 top-performing large bank with assets greater than $50 billion in 2021 by both American Banker and Bank Director. Serving clients across the country wherever business happens, Western Alliance Bank is working to become the nation’s leader in commercial banking through its individual, full-service banking and financial brands, with offices in key markets nationwide.

    Western Alliance Bancorporation is committed to equal employment and will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex color, religion, age, national origin, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or genetic information. Western Alliance Bancorporation is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. 

    Applicants Requesting Accommodations: If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process and/or need an alternative method of applying, please email [email protected] or call (602)386-2488. When contacting us, please provide your contact information and state the nature of your accessibility issue. We will only respond to inquiries concerning requests that involve a reasonable accommodation in the application process.