Bus Driver Salary

A Bus Driver earns an average wage of £9.49 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Driving Licence and cpc. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years 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.

£14,172 - £28,925
(Median)
£14K
£20K
£29K
MEDIAN: £19,709
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90%

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£7.60 - £12.01
(Median)
£7
£9
£12
MEDIAN: £9.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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£0£10K£20K£30K
Salary
£14,172 - £28,925  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £1,004  
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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£15,018 - £26,832  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 580
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£6£12£18
Hourly Rate
£7.60 - £12.01  
   
Hourly Tips
£0.56  
Overtime
£7.94 - £15.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£12K£24K£36K
Bonus
£0.00 - £1,004  
   
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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£15,018 - £26,832  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,104
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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: £19,998

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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



Late-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
₤20,000


Skills That Affect Bus Driver Salaries

Driving Licence
up arrow 28%

cpc
up arrow 12%

Safety Compliance
up arrow 5%

Driver/Core Development
up arrow 3%

Driving
up arrow 3%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Bus Driver
up arrow 2%

Driver
0%

National Average
₤20,000

pcv licence
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 15%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
medical benefits
Vision: 9%
dental benefits
None: 79%
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