Average Salary for Exelon Corporation Employees

Exelon Corporation is a electric services firm headquartered in Chicago, Ill. that hires for Electrical Engineer positions, Mechanical Engineer roles, and more. Pay is high at Exelon Corporation where employees can expect to earn an average of $92K annually. The most important factor affecting pay for Exelon Corporation employees is how long you've been working, though what you do at the company and where you live play a role 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

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $69K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (28 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make about $86K annually on average.


The highest paychecks go to Nuclear Engineers, who earn an average $108K per year, closely trailed by Information Technology (IT) Leads (around $97K), Senior Financial Analysts (approximately $87K), and Senior Business Analysts ($85K). Financial Analysts at Exelon Corporation do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (around $69K on average) at the company.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $103K annually) can be spotted in Byron, Ill.; Kennett Square, Pa. ($102K), Oswego, N.Y. ($100K), and Philadelphia, Pa. (about $93K) are the next top-paying cities. Chicago, Ill. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $72K. The highest pay by state can be found in New York, where salaries average out at $106K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to about $132K annually for Senior Reactor Operator Licenses, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Becoming a Project Management Professional can certainly pay off here; those folks make around $120K on average. At Exelon Corporation, employees who hold a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) receive the highest salaries at $123K.


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 $125K per year. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill in the Exelon Corporation workforce; slightly more than a fifth of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Three more common skills are Project Management, Microsoft Office, and Engineering Design.

Benefits and Perks

42 percent have paid vacation, and only about a third of workers can take paid time off for illness. Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; Exelon Corporation sponsors various plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Perks cover health insurance for nearly all survey participants and dental coverage for a large number of respondents. Exelon Corporation employees also enjoy perks such as tuition reimbursement, a stock purchase plan, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for Exelon Corporation


34 %
66 %
$53,658 - $98,970
$66,870 - $117,821

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 42 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$55,208 - $106,046
$73,333 - $105,500
$68,000 - $103,500
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (BSME)
$68,596 - $122,636
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