C$43,325
Avg. Salary
C$18.57
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Bus Driver is C$18.57 per hour.

The average pay for a Bus Driver is C$43,325 per year.

C$12.81
10%
C$18.57
50%
C$30.84
90%
MEDIAN C$18.57
C$15k
10%
C$43k
50%
C$77k
90%
MEDIAN C$43,325
C$14,513 - C$77,261
C$15K
C$43K
C$77K
MEDIAN: C$43,325
10%
50%
90%
C$12.81 - C$30.84
C$13
C$19
C$31
MEDIAN: C$18.57
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$77K
Salary C$14,513 - C$77,261
Bonus C$488
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$24,943 - C$65,958
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 72
Hourly Data C$0C$47
Hourly Rate C$12.81 - C$30.84
Hourly Tips C$0.60
Overtime C$14.68 - C$47.03
Annual Data C$0C$65K
Bonus C$488
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$24,943 - C$65,958
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 230

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

$29,003

$32,904

First Group
23 profiles
$32,001

$31,427

$29,121

$27,079

Transdev
16 profiles
$30,046

$30,068

$40,533

$24,908

Common Career Paths for Bus Driver


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Bus Driver Job Listings

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

4%

-1%

-4%

-19%

-25%

National Average: C$40,073

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:
Respect for drivers in all situations and decision is not at hand. Daily hear drivers want to quit n leave. We need respect from school boards n our company we deal with enough disrespect from students, parents, and public citizens. Our company should make us proud to work for them not angry with them.

Bus Driver in Edmonton:
"Bus Driving."
Pros: Excellent opportunity to interact with the public and provide the best service to them.
Cons: Improper pay assessment.

Bus Driver in Calgary:
"Work/Life Balance."
Be Professional Always.

Bus Driver in North Vancouver:
"Wage Or Salary Comparison To Other Bus Drivers."
Lots of patience, always be cool under pressure, don't let passengers bother you.

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
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Bus Driver Salaries

▲15%

▲6%

▲4%

National Average
C$40,000

▼12%

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
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 44%