Average Bus Driver Hourly Pay in Buffalo, New York

$16.92
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The average hourly pay for a Bus Driver in Buffalo, New York is $16.92.
10%
$11.05
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$16.92
90%
$21.35
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $21
Total Pay
$23,576 - $44,404

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

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 $16.00 based on 18 salaries. A mid-career Bus Driver with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.15 based on 7 salaries.
Employees with Bus Driver in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 4.8% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (22.8% less), Las Vegas, Nevada (10.6% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (9.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 25 survey responses.
Early Career
72.0%
Mid Career
28.0%