A Bus Operator earns an average wage of C$25.91 per hour.

C$30,521 - C$60,505
C$53K
MEDIAN: C$53,458
50%
C$19.19 - C$30.14
C$19
C$25
C$30
MEDIAN: C$25.06
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$74K
Salary C$53,458
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$35,323 - C$74,894
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 8
Hourly Data C$0C$49
Hourly Rate C$19.19 - C$30.14
Hourly Tips C$0.80
Overtime C$38.37 - C$49.11
Annual Data C$0C$74K
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$35,323 - C$74,894
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 45

Job Description for Bus Operator

A bus operator is the person who drives and operates buses and shuttles, typically for local area transit and transportation services and companies. Bus operators typically work regular routes but must be familiar with the areas they drive and the regular stops along them. Additionally, bus operators must be well-trained in safe driving, as well as general safety and care for the passengers they pick up and drop off.

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Bus Operator 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 Operator Pay By Employer

$0$66K

Transdev
10 profiles
$30,201

$31,938

$46,270

$31,179

$49,863

First Group
4 profiles
$27,238

Bus Operator Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Bus Operator

Pay by Experience for a Bus Operator has a positive trend. An entry-level Bus Operator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$50,000 based on 10 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Bus Operator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$52,000 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Bus Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$60,000 based on 5 salaries. A Bus Operator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$51,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$53,280

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

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Key Stats for Bus Operator

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Bus Operator Salaries

▲13%

National Average
C$53,000

▼2%

▼4%

▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 14%