Average Bus Driver Hourly Pay in Atlanta, Georgia

$15.83
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The average hourly pay for a Bus Driver in Atlanta, Georgia is $15.83.
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$11.15
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$15.83
90%
$21.92
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $22
Total Pay
$20,829 - $49,252

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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 Safety Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Transport, Driver/Core Development and 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 $14.72 based on 17 salaries. A mid-career Bus Driver with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.88 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Bus Driver with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.75 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $16.
Employees with Bus Driver in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 12.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (7.4% more) and Los Angeles, California (2.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (17.4% less), Las Vegas, Nevada (4.5% less) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (0.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 42 survey responses.
Early Career
40.5%
Mid Career
21.4%
Experienced
16.7%
Late Career
21.4%