Bus Transportation Manager Salary

Bus Transportation Managers in the United States take home an average $48K per year. Job satisfaction for Bus Transportation Managers is high. Bus Transportation Managers who participated in the survey are largely men, dominating at 69 percent. While some workers in this profession — one in four — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and approximately one-half have dental insurance. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,455 - $80,684

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$9.40 - $33.24

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$33,455 - $80,684  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,723  
Total Pay (?
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$30,763 - $71,984  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 76
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.40 - $33.24  
   
Overtime
$21.87 - $27.26  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,723  
   
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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$30,763 - $71,984  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Job Description for Bus Transportation Manager

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

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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.


Bus Transportation Managers generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $36K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $42K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $55K in this role. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $58K on average.

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"Loving My Job."
Try to connect deeply with the people you report to. That relationship is very important and helpful.

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Experience Affects Bus Transportation Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%

Experienced
up arrow 22%

National Average
$45,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 26%
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