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Average Salary for Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company Employees

Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company pays its employees $74K annually on average. For the most part, employee paychecks at Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company fluctuate depending on your job title; where you live and how long you've been working also matter, but to a lesser degree. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company typically pays:
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About This Company

Oak Brook, Illinois 60523


Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction

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Construction Project Engineers are awarded the highest paychecks, with average compensation nearing around $69K per year; Project Engineers are next on the list, bringing in close to $56K annually.


Residents of St. Louis, Mo. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $69K per year; other top-paying cities include Chicago, Ill. ($67K) and Dallas, Texas (about $56K). Across its U.S. offices, the state of Missouri pays Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company the most — approximately $69K annually on average.

Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make around $68K per year on average. The largest slice of the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company workforce (50 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $67K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a First Aid Administrator certainly has its perks — salaries approach $69K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor's Degree; Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company awards $67K to these degree-holders.


When it comes to skills, Financial Analysis seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of approximately $67K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is AutoCAD; a majority deem it necessary for work. Engineering Design, Project Management, and Microsoft Office were also reported by many survey participants.


The number of male employees who participated in the survey outweighs the number of women; the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Almost all respondents participate in a 401(k) program. Nearly all survey participants report having health insurance, and most respondents report having dental coverage. Privileges also include life insurance, a company cell phone, a stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company


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$56,972 - $69,842
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