Amid public criticism against high salaries in the protected banking industry, an average banker earned slightly more in fiscal 1996 than the year before, a Tokyo-based research company said Sept. 16.

The average pre-tax annual income per employee in the banking industry was 7.99 million yen, up 0.9 percent over the year, Teikoku Databank said. The average age of the employees was 36.

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