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Skidder Operator Salary
in Denver, Colorado

$37,754 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$849

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Skidder Operator is $37,754 a year and $18 an hour in Denver, Colorado, United States. The average salary range for a Skidder Operator is between $28,652 and $45,244. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Denver, 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 Denver, 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:
$43,767
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Denver, Colorado

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Description: Denver (), officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is located in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. The Denver downtown district is immediately east of the confluence of Cherry Creek with the South Platte River, approximately 12 mi (19 km) east of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Denver is named after James W. Denver, a governor of the Kansas Territory, and it is nicknamed the Mile High City because its official elevation is exactly one mile...

Skidder Operator Job Listings for Denver, Colorado

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Forklift Operator
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Forklift Operator
Jun 14
Denver, United States
Sysco
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Forklift Operator
Jun 3
Denver, CO, USA
Nexeo HR Solutions
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Forklift Operator
Jun 14
Wheat Ridge, United States
Sysco
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