Average Salary for Exelon Corporation Employees

Headquartered in Chicago, Ill., Exelon Corporation offers a range of employment opportunities in the electric services, from Mechanical Engineer to Electrical Engineer. A salary of $90K annually is the median rate at Exelon Corporation. How long you've been working primarily drives compensation; however, your role at the company and geography are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Exelon Corporation. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Exelon Corporation typically pays:
above market
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below market
Employer: Exelon Corporation
Average Salary Range by Job
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[-]Mechanical Engineer (7)
$51,772 - $89,122  
[-]Mechanical Engineer (7)
Salary$54,117 - $82,509  
Bonus$1,084 - $11,290  
Total Pay$51,772 - $89,122  
[+]Electrical Engineer (6)
$58,366 - $123,914  
[+]Electrical Engineer (6)
Salary$59,398 - $109,088  
Bonus$1,295 - $14,591  
Total Pay$58,366 - $123,914  
[+]Financial Analyst (5)
$44,618 - $101,457  
[+]Financial Analyst (5)
Salary$44,338 - $91,242  
Bonus$1,051 - $16,743  
Total Pay$44,618 - $101,457  
[+]Nuclear Engineer (4)
$68,348 - $134,987  
[+]Nuclear Engineer (4)
Salary$66,570 - $119,636  
Bonus$1,588 - $15,690  
Total Pay$68,348 - $134,987  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 133

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Chicago, Illinois 60690


Electric Services


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Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $71K per year. The greater proportion of employees (30 percent) report five to nine years of experience and bring home median pay of around $87K annually.


Maintenance Supervisors are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $103K per year on average; Senior Electrical Engineers are next on the list, bringing in close to about $102K, followed by Nuclear Engineers earning $93K and Electrical Engineers making approximately $82K. On the lower end are Financial Analysts at around $66K on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($89K annually) can be spotted in Philadelphia, Pa.; Rochester, N.Y. (about $89K), the company's headquarter city of Chicago, Ill. ($83K), and Forked River, N.J. ($77K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at approximately $66K) is Houston, Texas. By state, Exelon Corporation employees make the most in New Jersey, earning $96K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Professional Engineers earn $135K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. On average, salaries rise to $98K per year for accredited Cisco Certified Network Associates. Exelon Corporation workers who hold a Master of Science (MS), Electrical Engineering (EE) are also well compensated, earning around $90K on average.


Employees who count Nuclear Energy / Nuclear Power among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $102K annually. A common skill in Exelon Corporation's work force is Project Management; slightly less than one-fifth of survey participants report using it on the job. Other skills in demand are Microsoft Excel, Engineering Design, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

The company does pay out vacation and sick days, but these benefits are received by only 36 percent. Exelon Corporation workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Almost all respondents receive health insurance, and a large number of employees get dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a stock purchase plan.

Key Stats for Exelon Corporation


31 %
69 %
$46,000 - $83,741
$69,718 - $108,714
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
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