Average Bus Driver Hourly Pay in United Kingdom

£11.36
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (GBP)
10%
£9.16
MEDIAN
£11.36
90%
£14.48

The average hourly pay for a Bus Driver is £11.36

Hourly Rate
£9 - £14
Bonus
£50 - £1k
Profit Sharing
£0 - £100
Total Pay
£19k - £31k
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What Do Bus Drivers Do?

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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FAQs About Bus Drivers

What is the highest pay for Bus Drivers?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Bus Driver is £14.48 / hour

What is the lowest pay for Bus Drivers?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Bus Driver is £9.16 / hour

How can Bus Drivers increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Bus Driver is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Bus Driver that oversees more junior Bus Drivers, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.