Average Bus Driver Hourly Pay in New York, New York

$20.79
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$17.12
MEDIAN
$20.79
90%
$35.18

The average hourly pay for a Bus Driver is $20.79

Hourly Rate
$17 - $35
Bonus
$350 - $6k
Total Pay
$31k - $73k
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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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FAQs About Bus Drivers

What is the highest pay for Bus Drivers in New York?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Bus Driver in New York is $35.18 / hour

What is the lowest pay for Bus Drivers in New York?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Bus Driver in New York is $17.12 / hour

How can Bus Drivers increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Bus Driver is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Bus Driver that oversees more junior Bus Drivers, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.