C$18.34
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

C$250

Commission

C$3,662

The average rate for a Bus Driver is C$17.66 per hour. A skill in Driving is associated with high pay for this job.

C$14,485 - C$72,440
C$14K
C$43K
C$72K
MEDIAN: C$43,191
10%
50%
90%
C$12.48 - C$30.41
C$12
C$18
C$30
MEDIAN: C$18.34
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$72K
Salary C$14,485 - C$72,440
Bonus C$0.00 - C$11,745
Commission C$3,662
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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C$24,783 - C$65,595
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 81
Hourly Data C$0C$46
Hourly Rate C$12.48 - C$30.41
Hourly Tips C$0.37
Overtime C$14.68 - C$46.37
Annual Data C$0C$65K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$11,745
Commission C$3,662
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).
)
C$24,783 - C$65,595
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 245

Job Description for Bus Driver

Bus drivers operate buses, transporting passengers from one place to another. There are many different types of bus drivers, from public transit to school buses; depending on their job, a driver's duties may vary.

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Bus Driver Tasks

  • 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.

Bus Driver Pay By Employer

$0$50K

$29,022

$31,051

$32,986

$26,894

First Group
20 profiles
$31,788

$29,121

Transdev
17 profiles
$29,120

$29,736

$40,533

$24,908

Common Career Paths for Bus Driver


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Pay by Experience Level for Bus Driver

Pay by Experience for a Bus Driver has a positive trend. An entry-level Bus Driver with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$35,000 based on 109 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Bus Driver with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$46,000 based on 51 salaries. An experienced Bus Driver which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$42,000 based on 38 salaries. A Bus Driver with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$43,000 based on 25 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$39,817

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Bus Driver Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Bus Driver?

Bus Driver in Richmond:
"Good"
Pros: Fan to drive,seeother people,seenice plases
Cons: Seasonal,not stable,low paiment

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Key Stats for Bus Driver

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Bus Driver Salaries

▲16%

▲7%

▲5%

National Average
C$40,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Bus Driver Salaries

▲9%

National Average
C$40,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 52%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 45%