Average Salary for Exelon Corporation Employees

Operating out of Chicago, Ill., electric services company Exelon Corporation employs talent in positions ranging from Electrical Engineer to Mechanical Engineer. Exelon Corporation workers are not strangers to large paychecks, where average earnings swell to $91K per year. Your experience level primarily drives compensation; however, what you do at the company and where you live are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Exelon Corporation. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Chicago, Illinois 60690


Electric Services


Source: Freebase

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is around $69K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Exelon Corporation employees (29 percent) have five to nine years of experience and earn $86K per year on average.


Nuclear Engineers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $110K annually; Senior Electrical Engineers come in second with average earnings amounting to about $98K, while Senior Financial Analysts and Senior Business Analysts rank near the top as well ($87K and approximately $84K, respectively). Near the bottom at Exelon Corporation are Financial Analysts, pulling in an average of just $69K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($103K per year) can be spotted in Byron, Ill.; Kennett Square, Pa. ($102K), Philadelphia, Pa. (approximately $93K), and Oswego, N.Y. (about $85K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (around $78K) in Chicago, Ill., one of the lowest-paid cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of District of Columbia pays Exelon Corporation the most — $155K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach about $136K per year for Project Management Professionals; non-accredited workers make much less. On average, salaries rise to approximately $132K annually for accredited Senior Reactor Operator Licenses. The best paid folks at Exelon Corporation have a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), earning $123K per year.


The highest-paying skill to have may be People Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of around $125K annually. Microsoft Excel also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; just under one in four of employees surveyed report using it at work. Many workers usually know Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Engineering Design as well.

Benefits and Perks

Exelon Corporation lets only 38 percent take paid vacation and only a quarter of survey participants take sick leave. Workers can easily stock up on retirement savings by participating in several options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. For almost all employees, benefits include health insurance, and most workers get dental coverage, too. Additional benefits of working here are tuition reimbursement, a stock purchase plan, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for Exelon Corporation


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65 %
$53,658 - $98,970
$65,807 - $114,468

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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