Average Bus Driver Hourly Pay in Dallas, Texas

$16.49
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The average hourly pay for a Bus Driver in Dallas, Texas is $16.49.
10%
$11.50
MEDIAN
$16.49
90%
$20.42
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $20
Total Pay
$24,429 - $46,686

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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 Transport and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Driver/Core Development.

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 $15.42 based on 14 salaries. A mid-career Bus Driver with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.31 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Bus Driver with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.00 based on 10 salaries.
Employees with Bus Driver in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 7.6% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (20.7% less), Las Vegas, Nevada (8.3% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (6.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 31 survey responses.
Early Career
45.2%
Mid Career
22.6%
Experienced
32.3%