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Average Salary for Exelon Corporation Employees

Operating out of Chicago, Illinois, electric services company Exelon Corporation employs talent in positions ranging from Electrical Engineer to Mechanical Engineer. The typical salary at Exelon Corporation is $89K per year. What you do at the company primarily drives compensation; however, your experience level and geography are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Exelon Corporation. Responses to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

How This Employer Pays

Exelon Corporation typically pays:
above market
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above market
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Employer: Exelon Corporation
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Electrical Engineer (7)
$61,293 - $125,758  
[-]Electrical Engineer (7)
Salary$61,603 - $115,114  
Bonus$1,426 - $17,225  
Total Pay$61,293 - $125,758  
[+]Mechanical Engineer (6)
$52,234 - $88,800  
[+]Mechanical Engineer (6)
Salary$54,386 - $82,115  
Bonus$993 - $11,507  
Total Pay$52,234 - $88,800  
[+]Financial Analyst (4)
$42,728 - $95,564  
[+]Financial Analyst (4)
Salary$43,141 - $89,344  
Bonus$738 - $9,075  
Total Pay$42,728 - $95,564  
[+]Senior Financial Analyst (4)
$66,609 - $111,037  
[+]Senior Financial Analyst (4)
Salary$62,748 - $98,189  
Bonus$3,742 - $17,112  
Total Pay$66,609 - $111,037  
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XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 8 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 109
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Exelon Corporation Details

Chicago, Illinois 60690


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Typically, Maintenance Supervisors are the best paid with salaries hovering at about $110K; Electrical Engineers, Nuclear Engineers, and Video Producers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $89K, around $84K, and approximately $83K, respectively. Near the bottom at Exelon Corporation are Financial Analysts, pulling in just $64K.

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make $73K. In a nutshell, the largest fraction of Exelon Corporation people (34 percent) have been in their field for five to nine years and earn approximately $80K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($92K per year) can be spotted in Braidwood; Byron ($90K), Philadelphia (around $86K), and the company's headquarter city of Chicago (about $83K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $66K) is Cordova. Across Exelon Corporation's U.S. offices, employees in the state of New York earn the most, taking home $92K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach approximately $149K for Certified Professional Engineer s; non-accredited workers make much less. Acquiring certification to be a Cisco Certified Network Associate is rewarded at around $98K per year. It pays to have a Master of Science (MS), Electrical Engineering (EE) at Exelon Corporation — these employees make the most at $92K annually.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Nuclear Energy / Nuclear Power; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $107K. Project Management is a popular skill in the Exelon Corporation workforce; close to one-fifth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Many workers are also familiar with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Engineering Design.

Benefits and Perks

The company does pay out vacation and sick days, but these benefits are received by only two in five workers. 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 is part of the package for nearly all workers, and for the vast majority of workers, dental coverage is too. Perks also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a stock purchase plan.

Key Stats

35 %
65 %
$58,466 - $85,360
$66,922 - $105,940
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

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