Bus Driver, School Salary (United States)

A Bus Driver, School earns an average wage of $13.83 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.
Bus Driver, School Total Pay (?
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$11,014 - $33,196
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MEDIAN: $16,503
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Bus Driver, School Total Pay (?
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$10.21 - $19.19
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$11,014 - $33,196  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $584  
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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$16,117 - $40,133  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,783
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.21 - $19.19  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.05 - $1.19  
Overtime
$0.75 - $29.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $584  
   
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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$16,117 - $40,133  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,783
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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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Pay Difference By Location
New York
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Houston
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Cincinnati
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Pittsburgh
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Dallas
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Atlanta
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St. Louis
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Phoenix
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Chicago
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National Average
$28,000
Milwaukee
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Rochester
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Columbia
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San Antonio
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Experience Affects Bus Driver, School Salaries

National Average
$28,000

Skills That Affect Bus Driver, School Salaries

Safety Compliance
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Driver/Core Development
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National Average
$28,000
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Gender
Female
63%
female alumni
 
Male
37%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 47% dental benefits Dental: 36%
vision benefits Vision: 29% employee benefits None: 48%
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