Work in Compensation or HR?    x
Or browse by:


Average Base Salary


Average Hourly Rate


Average Bonus
The average heavy duty truck operator salary in Colorado, United States is $39,975 or an equivalent hourly rate of $19. This is 0% lower (+$61) than the average heavy duty truck operator salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $899. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Colorado, United States.
Salary by Experience


Entry Level Salary


Senior Level Salary
An entry level heavy duty truck operator (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $31,875. On the other end, a senior level heavy duty truck operator (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $52,099.

Are you paid fairly?

Calculate your market salary rate to find out.
Calculate Salary
Job Description
Drive a tractor-trailer combination or a truck with a capacity of at least 26,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW). May be required to unload truck. Requires commercial drivers' license.

The chart below breaks down accounts by the highest level of education obtained.

Jobs that May Interest You

Truck Driver/ Heavy Equipment Operator - United Companies, Steamboat Springs
Oldcastle, Inc.
Steamboat Springs
Truck Driver/ Heavy Equipment Operator - United Companies, Steamboat Springs Location: Steamboat ... able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Any requirements listed below are ...
Fleet, Heavy Equipment, & Small Equipment Mechanic
Superior Aggregates, Inc.
Is a Colorado company and a leading provider of asphalt and concrete services, operating in the ... At least 3 years of experience with fleet vehicles, heavy-duty trucks, diesel and gas engines
Hydrovac Operator with CDL ****SIGN ON BONUS***
Badger Daylighting Corp
... of equipment, truck maintenance, safety meetings, etc. * Heavy lifting at times is required ... Hear and distinguish emergency signals and instructions while on duty. * Must be able to ...
Motor Vehicle Operator-CFM
Chenega Corporation
Fort Carson
Truckdriver, Heavy SCA WD Labor Category: 31363-Truckdriver, Heavy Clearance: Background Location ... duty satisfactorily.) * High School diploma required, and minimum one (1) year related work ...
Sr. Heavy Truck Mechanic- Great pay and benefits!
Waste Management
We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence, professionalism and financial ... duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned. * Maintains a clean, safe work area in ...
About the Data

The above data is a data available in ERI Economic Research Institute's Global Salary Calculator. The Global Salary Calculator provides compensation data for over 45,000 positions in 8,000+ cities in 69 countries. Try a free demo of the cloud-based Global Salary Calculator.

If you need to calculate competitive levels of salaries, incentives and total compensation by industry, organization size and salary planning date, please view a demonstration version of ERI's Salary Assessor, which is used by the majority of the Fortune 500 for salary survey data and compensation planning. Try a free demo of the cloud-based Salary Assessor.

Discover How Much You Should Be Paid

Get informed of your market rate.

Do you work in HR or Compensation?

Try Free Demo

Try our professional compensation software to generate detailed salary and cost of living reports.

Try Free Demo