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The Kansas Banker Magazine

The Kansas Banker was first published in February 1911. 100 years, 1,200 issues, and a dozen editors later, it stands as the premier state banker association magazine. 

Scenes of Kansas Calendar

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Scenes of Kansas Calendar celebrates Kansas’ beauty and highlights member banks at an affordable price.This full-color calendar features photos taken by Kansas bank employees, executive directors, and their immediate families. Landscapes, seasons, Kansans, events—all images inspire and evoke a warm feeling of Kansas.

The member bank’s name, and logo will appear along the bottom edge of each calendar, remaining in full view throughout the year.

Deadline for ordering calendars is August 1.

Photo Contest

KBA’s Scenes of Kansas photo contest is open to bank employees, executive directors, and their immediate families. We want your photos catching the unique side of Kansas. If selected, your photo(s) will be published in KBA’s 2021 Scenes of Kansas Calendar and seen by thousands across the state. While we only have room for a limited number of photos in the calendar, your pictures could also appear in an upcoming issue of The Kansas Banker.
Deadline for photo submission is May 31.

Survey Publications

KBA conducts industry research to help member banks be better informed and competitive in Kansas. Member banks may purchase survey results for use in their own institutions.

Available Survey Reports

Compensation & Benefits Survey

Published annually in June
This annual 90+ page survey contains compensation data on 65+ benchmark positions in the bank covering close to 7,000 employees. The data is reported on a statewide basis, by geographic region and by asset size. The report also includes a salary guide for non-exempt employees using eight pay grades with minimum, midpoint, and maximum salary ranges. A separate section on Director compensation and employee benefits rounds out the survey instrument, making it one of the most comprehensive of its type. Banks who participate in the survey by returning their questionnaires automatically receive a copy at a discounted price. 

Comparative Data Report / Service Charge Survey

Published on even years in June
This 50+ page report is produced as a management tool for Kansas bankers, providing an opportunity to observe trends in Kansas banking as well as compare bank earnings and expense ratios with those of their peers. Data is computed in 43 different comparison categories and reported by asset peer group. A key part of the Comparative Data Report is a summary of bank service charges covering in excess of 50+ products and/or services. Banks who participate in the service charge survey may purchase the Comparative Data Report at a discounted price. 

Bank Technology Survey

Latest edition published in 2017
This 60+ page report identifies information technology trends in Kansas banks as well as creates a database of users of various technologies. The survey reports on approximately 65 different types of hardware and software applications being used in Kansas banks today. Participating banks have the opportunity to access users of various applications for reference purposes and are able to receive a copy of the survey results free of charge. Non-participants may purchase the survey using the order form.