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The average heavy road construction equipment operator salary in Colorado, United States is $44,339 or an hourly rate of $21. This is 0% lower (+$67) than the average heavy road construction equipment operator salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,273.
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An entry level heavy road construction equipment operator (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $35,355. On the other end, a senior level heavy road construction equipment operator (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $57,787.

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Job Description
Operate one or several types of power construction equipment, such as motor graders, bulldozers, scrapers, compressors, pumps, derricks, shovels, tractors, or front-end loaders to excavate, move, and grade earth, erect structures, or pour concrete or other hard surface pavement. May repair and maintain equipment in addition to other duties. Excludes “Crane and Tower Operators" (53-7021) and “Extraction Workers” (47-5000).

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