Bus Driver, School Salary

A Bus Driver, School earns an average wage of $15.21 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Cdl License and Training.

$11,708 - $38,433
$12K
$19K
$38K
MEDIAN: $19,122
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$11.58 - $20.26
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MEDIAN: $15.37
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$0$43K
Salary $11,708 - $38,433
Bonus $50.34 - $1,521
Profit Sharing $2,750
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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$19,540 - $43,260
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 273
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $11.58 - $20.26
Hourly Tips $0.69
Overtime $13.50 - $35.58
Annual Data $0$43K
Bonus $50.34 - $1,521
Profit Sharing $2,750
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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$19,540 - $43,260
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,387

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Job Description for Bus Driver, School

School bus drivers transport children from home to school (and on occasion, from school to athletic events and field trips). These individuals generally need to have a chauffeur’s license, which are typically issued after passing driving and written tests with larger vehicles in the relevant class Additionally, prospective school bus drivers must have a clean driving record and be able to pass a criminal background check and drug screenings.

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Bus Driver, School Tasks

  • Maintain scheduled routes according to designated routes and times.
  • Conduct emergency evacuation drills in keeping with school policies.
  • Keep interior of the bus clean at all times.
  • Immediately report in writing any traffic violation.
  • Operate vehicle safely and carefully and follow all written and oral directions given by the administration.

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Pay by Experience Level for Bus Driver, School

Pay by Experience for a Bus Driver, School has a positive trend. An entry-level Bus Driver, School with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 811 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Bus Driver, School with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 439 salaries. An experienced Bus Driver, School which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 455 salaries. A Bus Driver, School with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 206 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $31,347

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Bus Driver, School Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Bus Driver, School?

Bus Driver, School in Fargo:
"Great job, great kids."
Pros: Getting to know the kids.
Cons: The school always gives you the run around.

Bus Driver, School in Lapeer:
"Good job."
Pros: I get to be around handicap children.
Cons: Not enough hours or pay.

Bus Driver, School in Cliffside Park:
"Under Paid."
Pros: I love driving my bus and the kids I drive.
Cons: All the political BS.

Bus Driver, School in San Angelo:
"Experienced bus driver class B."
Pros: Getting children to and from home safely work for a fair boss.
Cons:

Bus Driver, School in Milwaukee:
"Dependable."
Pros: That I can get the job done while following all safety guide lines, with zero accident.
Cons: Bus maintenance, snow days, no job security, lack of trust and to many bosses.

Bus Driver, School in New York:
"Transferable Skills."
Pros: Driving the children safely.
Cons: Unsafe conditions.

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Key Stats for Bus Driver, School

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 206 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Bus Driver, School Salaries

▲10%

▲7%

▼0%

National Average
$31,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Bus Driver, School Salaries

Cdl License
▲22%

Training
▲20%

Special Needs
▲8%

Trainer
▲8%

CDL
▲5%

School Bus Driver
▼0%

National Average
$31,000

Transport
▼1%

Safety Compliance
▼1%

Driver/Core Development
▼2%

Activities for Children
▼4%

Driving
▼7%

Driver
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 206 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
no benefits
None: 51%
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