Bus Transportation Manager Salary

Bus Transportation Managers in the United States can expect wages of $46K annually on average. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, slightly less than a fourth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by over one-half. Men make up the majority of Bus Transportation Managers (68 percent) survey respondents. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$35,820 - $66,666
$36K
$46K
$67K
MEDIAN: $46,087
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$10.14 - $35.28
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$35,820 - $66,666  
   
Bonus
$500  
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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$25,450 - $71,237  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.14 - $35.28  
   
Overtime
$17.65  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$500  
   
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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$25,450 - $71,237  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11
© PayScale, Inc. @ www.payscale.com

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Job Description for Bus Transportation Manager

  • Determine shipping logistics, deciding routes, schedules, vehicles, and personnel.
  • Analyze shipping data to identify strategies for making routes more efficient.
  • Establish company shipping and safety policies and enforce compliance with DOT regulations.
  • Work within budget constraints and seek to minimize transportation costs.

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Pay by Experience Level for Bus Transportation Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $39K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $47K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Bus Transportation Managers make a median salary of $46K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $54K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

Bus Transportation Manager Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Bus Transportation Manager?

Bus Transportation Manager in Washington:
`"$That I was not going to get the starting salary 34.48 hr."`
Make sure that you understand that you will be a salary employee, you will not make over time at half time, nothing is stable, you can be move at any giving day, once your in the position it is hard to get out of current position. As a Bus Operator you are able to set your own salary by working over time and getting paid half time for it. Stay a Union Worker if you have young kids in school.

Bus Transportation Manager in Minneapolis:
`"$Loving My Job."`
Try to connect deeply with the people you report to. That relationship is very important and helpful.

Key Stats for Bus Transportation Manager

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Bus Transportation Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲20%

Mid-Career
▲4%

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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