Average Bus Driver Hourly Pay at First Student Transportation

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The average hourly pay for a Bus Driver at First Student Transportation is $15.10.
MEDIAN $15.10
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Hourly Rate
$14 - $16
Total Pay
$28,688 - $34,096

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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.
The top respondents for the job title Bus Driver are from the companies MV Transportation, Inc., Student Transportation of America and First Student, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Student Transportation of America where the average pay is $15.61. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include First Group and First Student, Inc., earning around $15.24 and $15.11, respectively. The Walt Disney Company pays the lowest at around $12.94. MV Transportation, Inc. and Transdev also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $13.80 and $13.96, respectively.

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Bus Driver
Bus Driver, School
Bus Driver, Transit and Intercity
Bus Operator
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Years of Experience

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Early Career