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Skidder Operator Salary
in Colorado, United States

$36,698 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$826

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Skidder Operator is $36,698 a year and $18 an hour in Colorado, United States. The average salary range for a Skidder Operator is between $27,851 and $43,979. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Colorado, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Drives straight or articulated tractor equipped with one or more accessories, such as bulldozer blade, grapple, logging arch, cable winches, hoisting rack, and crane boom, to skid, load, unload, or stack logs, pull stumps, or clear brush.
  • Gives or receives signals from coworkers regarding moving logs.
  • May build or repair logging and skid roads.
  • May drive logging tractor equipped with crawler treads.
  • May saw felled trees into lengths bucker.
  • May be designated according to accessory equipment operated as logging-arch operator; logging-tractor operator, swamp; log-stacker operator; skid-grapple operator; skidder operator (forestry; logging).
Skidder Operator Job Prevalence in Colorado, United States

Job family: Logging Equipment Operators

Job family population: 26,010

Estimated population of Skidder Operator jobs: 12,288

Rate of error: 2.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$42,543
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Colorado, United States

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Description: Colorado ( (listen), other variants) is a state of the Western United States encompassing most of the southern Rocky Mountains as well as the northeastern portion of the Colorado Plateau and the western edge of the Great Plains. It is the 8th most extensive and 21st most populous U.S. state. The estimated population of Colorado was 5,695,564 on July 1, 2018, an increase of 13.25% since the 2010 United States Census.The state was named for the Colorado River, which early Spanish explorers named the Río Colorado for the ruddy silt the river carried from the mountains. The Territory of Colorado was organized on February...

Skidder Operator Job Listings for Colorado, United States

Forklift Operator
Jul 16
Colorado Springs, CO, USA
Goodwill Staffing
Forklift Operator- Warehouse- Colorado Springs, CO 80907- 14.00/hour We are recruiting a Forklift Operator to join our team! Your position will focus on safe and efficient movement of products and ...
Forklift Operator
Jul 15
Longmont, CO, USA
Elwood Staffing
Elwood Staffing has a great opportunity for a forklift operator/material handler in Niwot, CO! Duties: * Support manufacturing department * Safely store, handle and provide supplies for technicians ...
Heavy Machinery / Forklift Operator
Jul 10
Brighton, CO, USA
Elwood Staffing
Great opportunity for an experienced Heavy Machinist and Forklift Operator. Come work for Vestas Nacelles in Brighton, CO. This is a global Wind Energy Manufacturing Company. Grow you career while ...
Forklift Operator
Jul 9
Aurora, CO, USA
Nexus Staffing Solutions
We are looking for hard working and reliable operators immediately! Can start within 1-3 days! Pay: $14-16 Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00 PM Forklift Operator Job Functions: * Pull orders via pick ...
Forklift Operator
Jul 1
Frederick, CO, USA
Alpine Lumber
Join the Alpine Lumber Team!! Great work/life Balance! Excellent Benefit Options, PTO, 401 K, and Alpine Lumber Company is Employee Owned! Position Summary :This is a Labor Intensive Position

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Skidder Operator is $36,698 a year and $18 an hour in Colorado, United States. The average salary range for a Skidder Operator is between $27,851 and $43,979. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Colorado, United States.

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Skidder Operator Job Listings for Colorado, United States

Forklift Operator
Jul 16
Colorado Springs, CO, USA
Goodwill Staffing
Forklift Operator- Warehouse- Colorado Springs, CO 80907- 14.00/hour We are recruiting a Forklift Operator to join our team! Your position will focus on safe and efficient movement of products and ...
Forklift Operator
Jul 15
Longmont, CO, USA
Elwood Staffing
Elwood Staffing has a great opportunity for a forklift operator/material handler in Niwot, CO! Duties: * Support manufacturing department * Safely store, handle and provide supplies for technicians ...
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