Average Salary for Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company Employees

The average employee at Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company takes home $76K annually. At Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is how long you've been working — it impacts salary more than anything else — though geography and your job title each factor into the equation as well. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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About This Company

2122 YORK ROAD
Oak Brook, Illinois 60523

1890

Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company


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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.

Locations

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.

Jobs

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.

Skills

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.

Gender

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.

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Key Stats for Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %
Salary
$59,400
Salary
$53,348 - $73,314
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

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