Entry-Level Bus Driver Salary

The average wage for an Entry-Level Bus Driver is $13.94 per hour. A skill in Bus Driver is associated with high pay for this job.

$12,011 - $55,789
$12K
$29K
$56K
MEDIAN: $28,593
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50%
90%

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$10.25 - $19.65
$10
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $14.26
10%
50%
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$0$55K
Salary $12,011 - $55,789
Bonus $7.80 - $4,848
Profit Sharing $4,253
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,985 - $44,363
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 135
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $10.25 - $19.65
Hourly Tips $0.00 - $4.08
Overtime $12.60 - $29.33
Annual Data $0$44K
Bonus $7.80 - $4,848
Profit Sharing $4,253
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,985 - $44,363
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 841

Bus Driver Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Bus Driver

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $30,193

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Bus Driver Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Bus Driver in San Angelo:
"Love working with children."
Be nice to the students and don't yell at them greet them with a nice manner when they are get the bus.

Bus Driver in Memphis:
"Didn't know business would only last 5 yrs."
Research company for how long had company been in business.

Bus Driver in Newbrunswick:
"Perks and valuable skills associated with this job."
Don't do it.

Bus Driver in Holly Springs:
You have to have patience with students of all ages.

Key Stats for Bus Driver

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 83 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
17%

Skills That Affect Bus Driver Salaries

Bus Driver
▲10%

Safety Compliance
▲2%


Cdl License
▲1%

Driver
▼0%

National Average
$30,000


CDL
▼4%

Driving
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 83 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 52%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
no benefits
None: 44%