Average Salary for Exelon Corporation Employees

Headquartered in Chicago, Ill., Exelon Corporation offers a range of employment opportunities in the electric services, from Electrical Engineer to Nuclear Engineer. People who work for Exelon Corporation earn excellent salaries of around $92K per year on average. Your experience level plays the largest role in compensation at Exelon Corporation, but what you do at the company and where you live affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Chicago, Illinois 60690


Electric Services


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Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $68K annually on average. 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 are the best paid with the average salary hovering at about $106K annually; Information Technology (IT) Leads, Senior Financial Analysts, and Senior Business Analysts also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $97K, approximately $89K, and around $85K, respectively. On the lower end are Financial Analysts at $68K on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($102K per year) can be spotted in Kennett Square, Pa.; Oswego, N.Y. (around $100K), Philadelphia, Pa. (about $95K), and Oak Brook, Ill. (approximately $91K) are the next top-paying cities. Houston, Texas ranks low on the pay scale — at $65K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Iowa, where the average salary is approximately $127K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Senior Reactor Operator Licenses are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to around $132K per year. Project Management Professionals also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $112K annually. Those with a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at Exelon Corporation come out on top, and their salaries approach $123K per year.


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 about $125K annually. A garden variety skill at Exelon Corporation is Microsoft Excel; slightly more than a fifth of Exelon Corporation's people use it regularly. Many workers usually know Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Engineering Design as well.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Exelon Corporation gives paid vacation days to two in five employees and sick leave to 30 percent. Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Perks cover health insurance for the vast majority of workers and dental coverage for a large number of employees. Privileges also include tuition reimbursement, a stock purchase plan, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for Exelon Corporation


32 %
68 %
$46,152 - $98,574
$67,122 - $117,042

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 48 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$55,866 - $106,046
$79,888 - $114,783
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (BSME)
$70,750 - $121,353
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