Average Salary for Exelon Corporation Employees

Chicago, Ill.-based Exelon Corporation hires for positions ranging from Mechanical Engineer to Nuclear Engineer in the electric services. Pay is high at Exelon Corporation where employees can expect to earn an average of $92K annually. How long you've been working plays the largest role in compensation at Exelon Corporation, but your role at the company and where you live affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. This overview is based on 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 fraction of Exelon Corporation people (31 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn $86K annually on average.


The highest paychecks go to Nuclear Engineers, who earn an average $106K per year, closely trailed by Maintenance Supervisors (around $105K), Information Technology (IT) Leads (about $97K), and Senior Financial Analysts (approximately $90K). Exelon Corporation hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Financial Analysts ($67K on average).


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $100K annually) can be spotted in Oswego, N.Y.; Rochester, N.Y. ($97K), Philadelphia, Pa. (around $90K), and the company's headquarter city of Chicago, Ill. ($84K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Houston, Texas — at about $65K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, Iowa offers the highest pay at $127K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Professional Engineers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to around $149K annually. Senior Reactor Operator Licenses with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at about $109K per year. It pays to have a Bachelor of Science in Civil & Environmental Engineering at Exelon Corporation — these employees make the most at $137K annually.


Employees who count People Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $125K per year. A common skill in Exelon Corporation's work force is Microsoft Excel; slightly more than a fifth of survey participants report using it on the job. Other skills in demand are Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Engineering Design.

Benefits and Perks

As part of compensation, Exelon Corporation gives paid vacation to 37 percent and paid sick leave to 29 percent. Employees looking to save up for old age can choose from several options including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Health insurance is part of the package for nearly all survey participants, and for most respondents, dental coverage is too. Some other advantages of working at Exelon Corporation are tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a stock purchase plan.

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Key Stats for Exelon Corporation


33 %
67 %
$52,352 - $88,510
$72,466 - $120,360
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 36 votes.
$51,923 - $111,302
$71,750 - $98,500
$81,440 - $111,910
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (BSME)
$68,596 - $110,945

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