An Entry-Level Bus Driver earns an average wage of C$16.69 per hour.

C$15,801 - C$68,255
C$16K
C$35K
C$68K
MEDIAN: C$34,878
10%
50%
90%
C$11.81 - C$27.31
C$12
C$17
C$27
MEDIAN: C$17.32
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$68K
Salary C$15,801 - C$68,255
Bonus C$491
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$23,705 - C$60,520
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 15 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 40
Hourly Data C$0C$50
Hourly Rate C$11.81 - C$27.31
Hourly Tips C$0.23
Overtime C$17.62 - C$50.14
Annual Data C$0C$60K
Bonus C$491
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$23,705 - C$60,520
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 15 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 148

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 Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$36,394

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

Bus Driver Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

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.

Key Stats for Bus Driver

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 48%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 48%