Average Bus Driver Hourly Pay in Houston, Texas

$16.16
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$650
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The average hourly pay for a Bus Driver in Houston, Texas is $16.16.
10%
$12.44
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$16.16
90%
$19.68
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $20
Bonus
$0 - $650
Total Pay
$24,582 - $42,379

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Job Description for Bus Driver

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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Popular Skills for Bus Driver

Skills in Driver/Core Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Transport, Customer Service and Safety Compliance.

Pay by Experience Level for Bus Driver

An early career Bus Driver with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.60 based on 20 salaries. A mid-career Bus Driver with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.30 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Bus Driver with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.60 based on 18 salaries.
Employees with Bus Driver in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 11.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (8.8% more) and Los Angeles, California (2.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (19.2% less), Las Vegas, Nevada (7.5% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (2.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 47 survey responses.
Early Career
42.6%
Mid Career
19.1%
Experienced
38.3%