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$46,587

Average Base Salary

$22/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$839

Average Bonus
The average power shovel operator salary in Colorado, United States is $46,587 or an equivalent hourly rate of $22. This is 0% lower (+$71) than the average power shovel operator salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $839. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Colorado, United States.
Salary by Experience

$34,550

Entry Level Salary

$56,305

Senior Level Salary
An entry level power shovel operator (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $34,550. On the other end, a senior level power shovel operator (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $56,305.

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Job Description
Operate or tend machinery equipped with scoops, shovels, or buckets, to excavate and load loose materials. Excludes “Dredge Operators" (53-7031).

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