Bus Driver, School Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Bus Driver, School is $13.88 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Bus Driver, School Salary (?
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$11,146 - $32,242
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MEDIAN: $16,411
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Bus Driver, School Salary (?
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$10.26 - $19.29
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$11,146 - $32,242  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $516  
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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$16,207 - $40,358  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 310
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.26 - $19.29  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.09 - $1.16  
Overtime
$0.00 - $29.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $516  
   
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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$16,207 - $40,358  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,369
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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

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National Average
$28,000
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Bus Driver, School Reviews

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

Safety Compliance
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Driver/Core Development
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National Average
$28,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 308 votes.

Gender

Female
63%
female alumni
 
Male
37%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 47% dental benefits Dental: 35%
vision benefits Vision: 28% employee benefits None: 49%
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