Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach around $69K annually. The greater proportion of employees (31 percent) report five to nine years of experience and bring home median pay of about $89K per year.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Nuclear Engineers, Maintenance Supervisors, Senior Business Analysts, and Electrical Engineers; while the first receives the highest median pay at approximately $104K annually, the other salaries come in at $103K, $90K, and $89K, respectively. Financial Analysts make an average approximately $66K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $90K per year) can be spotted in Philadelphia, Pa.; Rochester, N.Y. ($89K), the company's headquarter city of Chicago, Ill. (around $84K), and Forked River, N.J. ($78K) are the next top-paying cities. Houston, Texas is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $66K. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Iowa, where the average salary is $104K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Professional Engineers have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $149K per year. Exelon Corporation provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Science (MS), Electrical Engineering (EE) — these employees rake in about $90K annually.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Nuclear Energy / Nuclear Power; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $102K per year. A common skill in Exelon Corporation's work force is Microsoft Excel; one-fifth of survey participants report using it on the job. Engineering Design, Project Management, and Microsoft Office were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
Just 35 percent receive paid time off. Exelon Corporation workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. At Exelon Corporation, most respondents have health insurance, and a large number of workers have dental coverage. Privileges also include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a stock purchase plan.