Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach around $68K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (28 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make $85K annually on average.
The highest average salaries go to Nuclear Engineers, who bring in close to $110K per year, though Training Instructors are not far behind at about $102K along with Senior Electrical Engineers ($98K) and Electrical Engineers (approximately $83K). Financial Analysts at Exelon Corporation do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (about $69K on average) at the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($102K annually) can be spotted in Kennett Square, Pa.; Byron, Ill. (approximately $92K), Philadelphia, Pa. ($90K), and Oswego, N.Y. (around $85K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Oak Brook, Ill. — at $67K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of New York, where they average to $106K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Project Management Professionals earn around $136K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Earning a Senior Reactor Operator License certification garners significant financial rewards of $133K per year on average. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA); Exelon Corporation awards $95K to these degree-holders.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be People Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of approximately $125K annually. A garden variety skill at Exelon Corporation is Microsoft Excel; close to one-fifth of Exelon Corporation's people use it regularly. Three more common skills are Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Engineering Design.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about 37 percent receiving paid vacation and close to one-fourth of workers receiving sick leave. 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. The vast majority of survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for most employees also include dental insurance. The company also dishes out perks such as tuition reimbursement, a stock purchase plan, and life insurance.