£20,673
Avg. Salary
£10.01
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

£486

Profit Sharing

£509

The average pay for a Bus Driver is $16.70 per hour.

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$8
10%
$10
50%
$13
90%
MEDIAN $10
$15k
10%
$21k
50%
$30k
90%
MEDIAN $20,673
£14,559 - £30,184
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£21K
£30K
MEDIAN: £20,673
10%
50%
90%
£8.06 - £12.69
£8
£10
£13
MEDIAN: £10.01
10%
50%
90%
£0£30K
Salary £14,559 - £30,184
Bonus £10.03 - £2,280
Profit Sharing £509
Total Pay (?
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£16,056 - £28,736
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 559
Hourly Data £0£16
Hourly Rate £8.06 - £12.69
Hourly Tips £0.50
Overtime £8.75 - £16.72
Annual Data £0£28K
Bonus £10.03 - £2,280
Profit Sharing £509
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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£16,056 - £28,736
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,177

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.

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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 ₤20,000 based on 600 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 ₤22,000 based on 206 salaries. An experienced Bus Driver which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤22,000 based on 216 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 ₤21,000 based on 74 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

11%

-12%

National Average: £21,033

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 London:
"Stressful due to unfair people."
Pros: Part of the Community, Taking people to work, school, hospital, shopping leisure etc.
Cons: Most people are selfish, self centred, hurrying all the time, passinf their stress onto others, no respect for elderly, mad people.

Bus Driver in Croydon:
"Don't become a bus driver."
No matter what company u want to work for as a bus driver All new drivers will be on a contract for a 38 hour working week speed over 7 days with any 2 days rest the hourly rate will be starting from £8.50p per hour rising to £10 after 5 years of service.

Bus Driver in Northampton:
"It Can Be A Bit Stressful Dealing With Passengers."
Pros: I love driving, meeting people and dealing with them .
Cons: Passengers can a bit stressful some times.

Bus Driver in Cardiff:
"Flexibility"
Pros: Meeting new people, driving buses
Cons: Lack of communication, poorly management

Bus Driver in Bristol:
"Hectic"
Pros: Driving new buses, and having happy customers is brilliant
Cons: Cannot run to timings due to heavy traffic, and the silly hours you get assigned to work on.

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Key Stats for Bus Driver

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Bus Driver Salaries

▲6%

▲3%

National Average
₤21,000

▼2%

▼3%

Skills That Affect Bus Driver Salaries

Driving Licence
▲14%

▲6%

cpc
▲2%

Bus Driver
▲1%


National Average
₤21,000

Customer Service
▼1%

Safety Compliance
▼1%

pcv licence
▼4%

Driver
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
no benefits
None: 82%