Construction Project Engineers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $69K annually; Project Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $56K per year.
Residents of St. Louis, Mo. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is approximately $69K annually; other top-paying cities include Chicago, Ill. ($67K) and Dallas, Texas (around $56K). By state, Missouri offers the highest pay at about $69K per year.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for between five and 10 years earn approximately $68K annually on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (50 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $67K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
First Aid Administrators receive bigger paychecks (around $69K annually) than those without credentials. It pays to have a Bachelor's Degree at Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company — these employees make the most at $67K per year.
When it comes to skills, Financial Analysis seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of about $67K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know AutoCAD; the greater part consider it a key competency. Many workers usually know Engineering Design, Project Management, and Microsoft Office as well.
Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company's employees who answered the questionnaire are more likely to be male — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Almost all respondents plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Health insurance is part of the package for nearly all respondents, and for a large number of employees, dental coverage is too. Perks also include life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, a stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.