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The average paving machine operator salary in Colorado, United States is $40,307 or an equivalent hourly rate of $19. This is 0% lower (+$142) than the average paving machine operator salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,084. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Colorado, United States.
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An entry level paving machine operator (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $30,901. On the other end, a senior level paving machine operator (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $54,848.

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Job Description
Operate equipment used for applying concrete, asphalt, or other materials to road beds, parking lots, or airport runways and taxiways, or equipment used for tamping gravel, dirt, or other materials. Includes concrete and asphalt paving machine operators, form tampers, tamping machine operators, and stone spreader operators.

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Oldcastle, Inc.
Grand Junction
... paving and construction services. We succeed as a team by embracing integrity, mutual respect ... Previous construction equipment operation required, Top-con machine control experience preferred
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