Years of Experience
Average pay is $68K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company employees (38 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn around $67K annually on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($86K per year) can be spotted in Chicago, Ill.; St. Louis, Mo. (about $69K), the company's headquarter city of Oak Brook, Ill. (approximately $68K), and Dallas, Texas ($56K) are the next top-paying cities. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Illinois pays Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company the most — $69K annually on average.
Construction Project Engineers rake in the most money, with average earnings of approximately $69K per year; Project Engineers come in second with median earnings amounting to around $56K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than First Aid Administrators, who make about $69K per year. Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company workers who hold a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) are also well compensated, earning $69K on average.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Microsoft Project among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $80K annually. A common skill in Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company's work force is Microsoft Office; just over a half of survey participants report using it on the job. Some other standard skills here are AutoCAD, Project Management, and Engineering Design.
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
A 401(k) program is available, and nearly all employees use it to save for retirement. Most employees receive health insurance, and a large number of respondents get dental coverage. Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company folks also make good use of a company cell phone, life insurance, a stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.