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The average shovel operator salary in Colorado, United States is $41,675 or an equivalent hourly rate of $20. This is 0% lower (+$64) than the average shovel operator salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $700. 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 shovel operator (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $28,745. On the other end, a senior level shovel operator (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $54,904.

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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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