Residents of Chicago, Ill. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is approximately $88K annually; other top-paying cities include the company's headquarter city of Oak Brook, Ill. (about $61K) and Jacksonville, Fla. (around $60K). Across Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company's U.S. offices, employees in the state of Illinois earn the most, taking home $75K per year.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $69K annually on average. For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $72K per year. Overall, the greater share of Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average around $86K annually.
The highest paychecks go to Senior Buyers, who earn an average about $69K per year, closely trailed by Construction Project Engineers ($69K) annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $69K per year for OSHA 10 Hour Specialists; non-accredited workers make much less. At Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, employees who hold a Bachelor of Engineering in Bachelor of Engineering (BEng / BE) receive the highest salaries at approximately $94K.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Project Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $104K annually. Microsoft Office is regularly seen around here; more than a third of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Many workers usually know Microsoft Excel, autodesk autocad, and Procurement as well.
Benefits and Perks
A strong majority of employees participate in a 401(k) program. A solid majority of respondents receive health insurance, and a fair number of survey participants get dental coverage. Other privileges include a subsidized cell phone, a stock purchase plan, life insurance, and stock options.