Bus Transportation Manager Salary

Bus Transportation Managers in the United States take home an average $45K annually. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and close to one-half have dental coverage, close to a fourth claim no health benefits at all. Job satisfaction for Bus Transportation Managers is high. Male Bus Transportation Managers who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (68 percent) are men. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$35,866 - $66,416
$36K
$45K
$66K
MEDIAN: $45,071
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$10.14 - $35.28
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$18
$35
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$35,866 - $66,416  
   
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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$25,626 - $70,738  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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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$25,626 - $70,738  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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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

Pay by Experience for a Bus Transportation Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Bus Transportation Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 19 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Bus Transportation Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Bus Transportation Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 11 salaries. A Bus Transportation Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 7 salaries.

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 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Bus Transportation Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲23%

Mid-Career
▲6%

Experienced
▲4%

National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 27%
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