Average Salary for Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company Employees

The median income for Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company employees is $77K per year. For the most part, employee paychecks at Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company fluctuate depending on your city; your experience level also matters, but to a lesser degree. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Oak Brook, Illinois 60523


Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company

Source: Freebase

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to around $72K annually. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $70K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (43 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $86K annually on average.


Residents of Chicago, Ill. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $102K per year; other top-paying cities include the company's headquarter city of Oak Brook, Ill. (about $61K) and Jacksonville, Fla. ($60K). Within the firm, employees working in Illinois take home the most — about $78K annually on average.


Senior Buyers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $69K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Employees who have a Bachelor of Engineering in Bachelor of Engineering (BEng / BE) make the most here, hauling in $94K annually.


Employees who count Project Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $104K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Microsoft Office; more than a third deem it necessary for work. Many workers usually know Autodesk AutoCAD, Microsoft Excel, and Procurement as well.

Benefits and Perks

A majority of workers save for retirement through Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company's 401(k) plan. Perks cover health insurance for a strong majority of workers and dental coverage for a fair number of survey participants. Employees can also look forward to a subsidized cell phone, a stock purchase plan, life insurance, and 401(a).

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Key Stats for Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company


25 %
75 %
$47,500 - $101,703

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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