The average rate for a Bus Driver is £9.93 per hour. A skill in Driving Licence is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

£14,532 - £30,013
£15K
£20K
£30K
MEDIAN: £20,475
10%
50%
90%
£7.95 - £12.48
£7
£9
£12
MEDIAN: £9.92
10%
50%
90%
£0£30K
Salary £14,532 - £30,013
Bonus £0.00 - £2,280
Profit Sharing £650
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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£15,842 - £28,515
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 9 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 630
Hourly Data £0£17
Hourly Rate £7.95 - £12.48
Hourly Tips £0.41
Overtime £8.77 - £17.19
Annual Data £0£28K
Bonus £0.00 - £2,280
Profit Sharing £650
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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£15,842 - £28,515
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 9 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,260

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

National Average: £20,839

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Bus Driver Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Bus Driver?

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.

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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 37 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Bus Driver Salaries

▲7%

▲4%

National Average
₤21,000

▼1%

▼2%

Skills That Affect Bus Driver Salaries

Driving Licence
▲15%

▲7%

cpc
▲3%

Bus Driver
▲2%


Customer Service
▼0%

Safety Compliance
▼0%

National Average
₤21,000

pcv licence
▼3%

Driver
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 15%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
no benefits
None: 80%