Bus Driver Salary (United Kingdom)

The average rate for a Bus Driver is £9.16 per hour. 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 between less experienced and more experienced workers.
Bus Driver Total Pay (?
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£14,027 - £26,873
(Median)
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MEDIAN: £19,482
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Bus Driver Total Pay (?
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£7.39 - £11.29
(Median)
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MEDIAN: £9.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£9K£18K£27K
Salary
£14,027 - £26,873  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £976  
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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£14,858 - £25,585  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 753
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£6£12£18
Hourly Rate
£7.39 - £11.29  
   
Overtime
£7.93 - £15.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£12K£24K£36K
Bonus
£0.00 - £976  
   
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).
)
£14,858 - £25,585  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 753
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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

Croydon
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Crawley
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Manchester
up arrow 3%
Nottingham
0%
Aberdeen
0%
National Average
₤19,000
Stoke-on-Trent
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Birmingham
up arrow 3%
Wolverhampton
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Bristol
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Glasgow
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Plymouth
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Cambridge
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Birmingham
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Newcastle-upon-Tyne
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Bus Driver Reviews

What is it like working as a Bus Driver?
Bus Driver in Northampton:
"It Can Be A Bit Stressful Dealing With Passengers."
Pros: I love driving, meeting people and dealing with them .
Cons: Passengers can a bit stressful some times.
What is it like working as a Bus Driver at First Group?
Bus Driver in Bristol:
"Hectic"
Pros: Driving new buses, and having happy customers is brilliant
Cons: Cannot run to timings due to heavy traffic, and the silly hours you get assigned to work on.

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Experience Affects Bus Driver Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
Experienced
0%
National Average
₤19,000
Late-Career
up arrow 1%

Skills That Affect Bus Driver Salaries

Driver/Core Development
up arrow 6%
Customer Service
up arrow 1%
National Average
₤19,000
Driving
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
6%
female alumni
 
Male
94%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 15% dental benefits Dental: 6%
vision benefits Vision: 8% employee benefits None: 81%
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