In the past year 2010, ATM fees raised to its highest point. The average ATM fee is a fee that is charged by the owner of ATM to the non-customer. This fee rose five percent in the year 2010, from $2.22 to 2.33. Banks, who are decreasing the ATM fees by over 3 to 1 dominated by those who increased the fees. Here are five cities which charged the highest fee for ATM during the year 2010, let’s have a look on them.
Seattle has been the top of the list of cities charging high ATM surcharges during 2010. The fees which were charged in this city were recorded $2.69.
ATM customers found it difficult to pay such a huge fee on their ATM usages. The national average ATM surcharge was recorded as the $2.33 in the same city during the same period.
Denver was declared on second position on the list of five cities charging high ATM surcharges. The ATM fee which was recorded in Denver during 2010 was only few 4 cents behind the Seattle. The fee was $2.65. On the other hand the average national ATM surcharge was recorded same as the Seattle i.e. $2.33. Both of these cities share the same national average.
In Huston, during the year 2010, banks were charging ATM fee almost as higher as the other two cities. Huston came on number three on the list of cities where banks increased their ATM fee.
The recorded ATM fee in Huston was $2.63, which is almost similar to ATM fee in both Seattle and Denver. The national average fee was recorded as the $2.33.
Miami stood at the fourth position on the same list with a difference of 13 cents with Seattle. However, the ATM surcharges remained higher for the ATM non-customers. Banks charged the ATM fee of $2.56 per transaction to their customers in Miami during 2010. The national average was recorded as $2.33.
5: New York Metro
Last on the list, but not the least, banks in New York, raised the ATM fee to $2.55 on each transaction. The national average was $2.33 same as the other four cities.
According to this data, all the banks in all these four cities were taking a significant share from their non-customers’ money during the year 2010. The ATM surcharges are increasing with the passage of time. If you are an ATM customer then you should also bear in mind that ATM fee is not the only fee which you are required to pay off. Banks are charging a number of other fees, as well. Be ready to pay of thee fee of $2.33 charged by banks, if you are not the customer of that bank. These fees are charged by more than 99 percent of ATMs.
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