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Skidder Operator Salary
in Colorado Springs, Colorado

$35,574 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$800

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Skidder Operator is $35,574 a year and $17 an hour in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States. The average salary range for a Skidder Operator is between $26,998 and $42,632. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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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 Springs, 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:
$41,240
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Description: Colorado Springs is a home rule municipality that is the largest city by area in Colorado as well as the county seat and the most populous municipality of El Paso County, Colorado, United States. Colorado Springs is located in the east central portion of the state. It is situated on Fountain Creek and is located 60 miles (97 km) south of the Colorado State Capitol in Denver. At 6,035 feet (1,839 m) the city stands over 1 mile (1.6 km) above sea level, though some areas of the city are significantly higher and lower. Colorado Springs is situated near the base of Pikes Peak, which rises 14,115 feet (4,302 m) above sea...

Skidder Operator Job Listings for Colorado Springs, Colorado

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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 ...
Senior Certified Defensive Cyberspace Operator
Apr 24
Colorado Springs, United States
Peraton
Overview Peraton is seeking a senior-level IT certified defensive cyberspace operator (DCO) to support the United States Air Force Space Command (AFSPC). Candidate must demonstrate appropriate ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Skidder Operator is $35,574 a year and $17 an hour in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States. The average salary range for a Skidder Operator is between $26,998 and $42,632. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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Skidder Operator Job Listings for Colorado Springs, Colorado

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 ...
Senior Certified Defensive Cyberspace Operator
Apr 24
Colorado Springs, United States
Peraton
Overview Peraton is seeking a senior-level IT certified defensive cyberspace operator (DCO) to support the United States Air Force Space Command (AFSPC). Candidate must demonstrate appropriate ...
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