"When you're looking at wages, you better look around at other people," he said. "The banking industry is pretty good."
JPMorgan pays a minimum of $16.50 per hour, rising to $18 in major cities, he said.
In Friday's call, he asked reporters from the New York Times and CNBC how much their employers pay entry-level workers.
The comments come after CEO was challenged by Rep. Katie Porter (D-CA) at Congressional hearings on Wednesday, who said a minimum-wage worker at JPMorgan couldn't cover her monthly expenses.
Previously: Jamie Dimon's 2018 compensation totaled $31M, topping pre-crisis record (Jan. 17)
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