Entry-Level Bus Driver Salary

The average wage for an Entry-Level Bus Driver is $13.94 per hour. A skill in Bus Driver is associated with high pay for this job.

$14,237 - $55,872
$14K
$29K
$56K
MEDIAN: $28,914
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$10.04 - $19.02
$10
$14
$19
MEDIAN: $13.94
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$14,237 - $55,872  
   
Bonus
$7.36 - $5,068  
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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$20,712 - $42,534  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 134
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$10.04 - $19.02  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $4.22  
Overtime
$10.00 - $28.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$7.36 - $5,068  
   
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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$20,712 - $42,534  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 881

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $29,515

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Bus Driver Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Bus Driver in San Angelo:
"Love working with children."
Be nice to the students and don't yell at them greet them with a nice manner when they are get the bus.

Bus Driver in Memphis:
"Didn't know business would only last 5 yrs."
Research company for how long had company been in business.

Key Stats for Bus Driver

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 74 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
17%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Bus Driver Salaries

Bus Driver
▲13%

Safety Compliance
▲4%


Cdl License
▲3%

Driver
▲2%


National Average
$30,000

CDL
▼2%

Driving
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 74 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 52%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 44%