Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Bus Driver is $15.26
What Do Bus Drivers Do?
Bus drivers operate buses, transporting passengers from one place to another. There are many different types of bus drivers, from public transit to school buses; depending on their job, a driver's duties may vary.
Bus drivers are required to obtain a specialized license to operate a bus. They also typically are expected to complete training sessions in a classroom before acquiring their license. General health, especially vision, are essential, so bus drivers may need to periodically undergo …Read more
- 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.