Avg. Base Hourly Rate (CAD)
The average hourly pay for a Bus Driver, Transit and Intercity is C$27.16
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Bus Driver, Transit and Intercities?
An entry-level Bus Driver, Transit and Intercity with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$21.50 based on 6 salaries. An early career Bus Driver, Transit and Intercity with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$24.93 …Read more
What Do Bus Driver, Transit and Intercities Do?
In order to qualify for a job as a transit and intercity bus driver, applicants must pass a special driving test to demonstrate that they possess the necessary skills to safely operate a transit bus, which is typically significantly larger and longer than other vehicles. In addition to being capable of driving a multi-passenger bus, drivers also must be calm, even-tempered, alert, and able to juggle multiple mental tasks at the same time without becoming flustered or emotionally agitated; this …Read more
- Drive the bus and various passengers over specified routes according to specified time schedules.
- Operate the bus skillfully and safely, answer questions regarding service, routes, and fares.
- Read time schedules, street signs, traffic signs, head signs, bus passes and instructions.
- Maintain good relations with general public, announce stops, direct and control passengers.