The average rate for a Bus Driver is £9.15 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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£14,095 - £26,773
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MEDIAN: £19,131
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Bus Driver Total Pay (?
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£7.32 - £11.57
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MEDIAN: £9.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£9K£18K£27K
Salary
£14,095 - £26,773  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £988  
Total Pay (?
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£14,854 - £25,998  
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Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 492
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£5£10£15
Hourly Rate
£7.32 - £11.57  
   
Overtime
£8.09 - £14.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£10K£20K£30K
Bonus
£0.00 - £988  
   
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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£14,854 - £25,998  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 492
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
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Manchester
up arrow 6%
Nottingham
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National Average
₤19,000
Stoke-on-Trent
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Bristol
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Birmingham
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Glasgow
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Plymouth
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Newcastle-upon-Tyne
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Birmingham
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Swansea
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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 2%
Mid-Career
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National Average
₤19,000
Experienced
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Skills That Affect Bus Driver Salaries

Driver/Core Development
up arrow 4%
National Average
₤19,000
Customer Service
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Driving
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Job Satisfaction
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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 23 votes.
Gender
Female
5%
female alumni
 
Male
95%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 14% dental benefits Dental: 4%
vision benefits Vision: 6% employee benefits None: 82%
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