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Bus Driver, School Salary

A Bus Driver, School earns an average wage of $14.08 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
$11,101 - $32,819
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MEDIAN: $16,492
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$10.35 - $19.38
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$11,101 - $32,819  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $520  
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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$16,334 - $40,518  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 309
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.35 - $19.38  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.09 - $1.16  
Overtime
$0.00 - $29.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $520  
   
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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$16,334 - $40,518  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,381
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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

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

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Bus Driver, School Reviews

What is it like working as a Bus Driver, School at First Student Transportation?

Bus Driver, School in Galesburg:
"Company bad but job rewarding."
Pros: The students are the best part of this job. Also.. Seeing the seasons change out in the country.
Cons: First student does not make employees feel valued.

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

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

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Experience Affects Bus Driver, School Salaries




National Average
$28,000


Skills That Affect Bus Driver, School Salaries

Transport
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Safety Compliance
up arrow 3%

Driver/Core Development
up arrow 1%

National Average
$28,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 312 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 47% dental benefits Dental: 35%
vision benefits Vision: 29% employee benefits None: 49%