The highest average salaries go to Construction Project Engineers, who bring in close to approximately $69K annually, though Project Engineers are not far behind at about $56K per year.
Residents of St. Louis, Mo. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $69K annually; other top-paying cities include Chicago, Ill. (around $67K) and Dallas, Texas ($56K). By state, the highest pay levels are found in Missouri, where the average Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company employee makes $69K per year.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of around $68K annually. The largest fraction of Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company people (50 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn about $67K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $69K annually for First Aid Administrators; non-accredited workers make much less. It pays to have a Bachelor's Degree at Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company — these employees make the most at $67K per year.
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 garden variety skill at Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company is AutoCAD; the larger part of Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company's people use it regularly. Some other standard skills here are Engineering Design, Project Management, and Microsoft Office.
At Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, there are significantly more males who responded to the survey than females — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
A 401(k) program is available, and almost all survey participants use it to save for retirement. Almost all workers have health insurance, and benefits for most workers also include dental insurance. The list of perks also includes life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, a stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.