A Bus Driver earns an average wage of AU$24.80 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$35,759 - AU$77,316
AU$36K
AU$53K
AU$77K
MEDIAN: AU$52,835
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AU$20.14 - AU$31.08
AU$20
AU$25
AU$31
MEDIAN: AU$24.80
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$26KAU$52KAU$78K
Salary
AU$35,759 - AU$77,316  
   
Bonus
AU$5,500  
Total Pay (?
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AU$41,662 - AU$69,662  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 78
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$18AU$36AU$54
Hourly Rate
AU$20.14 - AU$31.08  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$0.26  
Overtime
AU$23.83 - AU$53.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$5,500  
   
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$41,662 - AU$69,662  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 275
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$52,253

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Key Stats for Bus Driver

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Bus Driver Salaries

Late-Career
▲6%

▲1%

National Average
AU$52,000

▼1%

▼1%

Skills That Affect Bus Driver Salaries

Customer Service
▲17%

Bus Driver
▲15%

Safety Compliance
▲5%


National Average
AU$52,000

Driver
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
dental benefits
None: 85%
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