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Average Salary for Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company Employees

Based in Oak Brook, Illinois, heavy and civil engineering construction industry player Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company offers many employment opportunities, including Project Engineer and Civil Engineer positions. Compensation for Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company employees tends to be around $74K annually. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company workers, followed by what you do at the company and how long you've been working. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company typically pays:
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Employer: Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Project Engineer (4)
$43,753 - $97,479  
[-]Project Engineer (4)
Salary$45,684 - $88,730  
Bonus$788 - $10,326  
Total Pay$43,753 - $97,479  
[+]Civil Engineer (2)
$53,473 - $90,728  
[+]Civil Engineer (2)
Salary$48,772 - $81,906  
Bonus$352.95 - $4,391  
Profit Disbursement$683 - $9,578  
Total Pay$53,473 - $90,728  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 10 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company Details

Oak Brook, Illinois 60523


Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company

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Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of about $67K per year) in Illinois.


The highest average salaries go to Civil Engineers, who bring in close to approximately $66K, though Project Engineers are not far behind at $56K.

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make around $61K. In a nutshell, the largest fraction of Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company people (40 percent) have been in their field for five to nine years and earn $68K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Professional Engineer s are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $67K. Acquiring certification to be a OSHA 10 Hour Specialist is rewarded at about $64K per year. Those with a Bachelor's Degree at Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company come out on top, and their salaries approach around $67K annually.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Financial Analysis; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $67K. A relatively widespread skill at Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company is AutoCAD; a majority of employees use it for work. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Project Management, Engineering Design, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

Almost all employees report contributing to a 401(k). Nearly all workers can count on health insurance, and a strong majority of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Other privileges include life insurance, a stock purchase plan, a company cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats

22 %
78 %
$56,000 - $72,000
Less than 1 year
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