Average Bus Driver Hourly Pay

$16.64
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$12.44
MEDIAN
$16.64
90%
$23.93

The average hourly pay for a Bus Driver is $16.64

Hourly Rate
$12 - $24
Bonus
$100 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$5 - $19k
Total Pay
$25k - $52k
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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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Job Satisfaction for Bus Driver

3.7 out of 5
(373)
Highly Satisfied
62Reviews
Based on 373 responses, the job of Bus Driver has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.74 out of 5. On average, Bus Drivers are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
51.3%
Male
47.8%
Prefer to self-define
1.0%
This data is based on 712 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

55%

Dental

48%

Vision

43%

None

43%