Average Salary for Exelon Corporation Employees

Based in Chicago, Ill.,electric services player Exelon Corporation offers many employment opportunities, including Mechanical Engineer and Senior Financial Analyst positions. Pay is high at Exelon Corporation where employees can expect to earn an average of $91K annually. The most important factor affecting pay for Exelon Corporation employees is how long you've been working, though what you do at the company and your city play a role as well. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Chicago, Illinois 60690


Electric Services


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Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $70K per year on average. The largest slice of the Exelon Corporation workforce (31 percent) has been working for five to nine years and earns, on average, $89K annually.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Nuclear Engineers, Maintenance Supervisors, Senior Electrical Engineers, and Electrical Engineers; while the first receives the highest median pay at about $104K per year, the other salaries come in at $103K, around $102K, and approximately $89K, respectively. Earning only $66K on average, Financial Analysts make less than most people in the company.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $90K annually) can be spotted in Philadelphia, Pa.; Rochester, N.Y. ($89K), the company's headquarter city of Chicago, Ill. (approximately $84K), and Forked River, N.J. (about $78K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Houston, Texas at $66K. By state, Iowa offers the highest pay at $104K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Professional Engineers receive bigger paychecks (around $135K annually) than those without credentials. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Project Management Professionals with credentials; these people earn about $106K per year on average. Exelon Corporation compensates Master of Science (MS), Electrical Engineering (EE)-holders the most at approximately $90K annually.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Project Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $100K per year. Microsoft Excel is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; approximately one-fifth of Exelon Corporation's people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with Engineering Design, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Word.

Benefits and Perks

Just 36 percent receive paid time off. With an eye toward the future, Exelon Corporation offers several choices in retirement planning such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for nearly all survey participants, and most employees report receiving dental coverage as well. A few more workplace perks are tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a stock purchase plan.

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Key Stats for Exelon Corporation


32 %
68 %
$54,117 - $85,783
$67,853 - $111,924
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 32 votes.

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