A Bus Driver earns an average wage of AU$24.71 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Customer Service and Bus Driver. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

AU$30,201 - AU$75,708
(Median)
AU$30K
AU$54K
AU$76K
MEDIAN: AU$53,560
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90%

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AU$20.00 - AU$31.12
(Median)
AU$20
AU$25
AU$31
MEDIAN: AU$24.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$26KAU$52KAU$78K
Salary
AU$30,201 - AU$75,708  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$41,207 - AU$68,240  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 82
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$18AU$36AU$54
Hourly Rate
AU$20.00 - AU$31.12  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$0.26  
Overtime
AU$23.83 - AU$51.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$41,207 - AU$68,240  
   
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 305
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Pay by Experience Level for Bus Driver

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$52,050

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Experience Affects Bus Driver Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 7%



National Average
AU$52,000


Skills That Affect Bus Driver Salaries

Customer Service
up arrow 18%

Bus Driver
up arrow 16%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 9%

Driver/Core Development
up arrow 3%

National Average
AU$52,000

Driver
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
medical benefits
Vision: 6%
dental benefits
None: 85%
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