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Bus Transportation Manager Salary

Average Bus Transportation Managers in the United States make around $48K per year. Most Bus Transportation Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Men account for the majority of Bus Transportation Managers who responded to the questionnaire — 68 percent to be exact. About one in four of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and more than two-fifths claim dental coverage as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$33,455 - $80,684
(Median)
$33K
$48K
$81K
MEDIAN: $48,295
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90%

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$9.27 - $33.48
(Median)
$9
$16
$33
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$33,455 - $80,684  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,754  
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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$30,627 - $72,271  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 76
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.27 - $33.48  
   
Overtime
$18.25 - $26.79  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,754  
   
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).
)
$30,627 - $72,271  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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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.


Experience and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $36K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $42K on average. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $56K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $58K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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"Loving My Job."
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Experience Affects Bus Transportation Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%

Experienced
up arrow 23%

National Average
$46,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 27%
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