The group said on Monday that around 7000 jobs would be lost across the UK - including some branch-based roles - under plans to slash costs across the group. It added that about half of the affected employees had already been informed.
The controversial bonus increase on last year's £2.2bn haul, which comes despite a 32% drop in underlying annual profits to £5.2bn, fuelled anger over City pay.
The figures were announced when the group took the unusual step of announcing its headline full-year results a day early.
The payout will see its 26,200 investment banking employees share £1.6bn for 2013, up 13% on 2012, an average of £60,100 each.
Chief executive Antony Jenkins defended the increase in staff incentives, saying that the group believed in "paying for performance and paying competitively".