Within the firm, employees working in Illinois take home the most — approximately $67K annually on average.
The highest average salaries go to Civil Engineers, who bring in close to about $66K, though Project Engineers are not far behind at around $56K.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically $61K. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (40 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make $68K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $67K for Certified Professional Engineers; non-accredited workers make much less. Earning an OSHA 10 Hour Specialist certification garners significant financial rewards of around $64K annually. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor's Degree; Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company awards $67K to these degree-holders.
Employees who count Financial Analysis among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is about $67K. A skill that is commonly seen around here is AutoCAD; more than half deem it necessary for work. Project Management, Engineering Design, and Microsoft Office round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
Nearly all workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Almost all employees receive health insurance, and the greater part of workers get dental coverage. Perks also include life insurance, a stock purchase plan, a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.