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Bus Attendant Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$39,207 (USD)

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Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Bus Attendant is $39,207 a year and $19 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Bus Attendant is between $29,755 and $47,026. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Assists bus passengers by providing variety of personal services to to make their trip pleasant.
  • Greets passengers boarding bus.
  • Alters seating arrangement to accommodate passengers when requested.
  • Answers questions about bus schedules, travel routes, and bus services.
  • Points out places of interest.
  • Distributes magazines, newspapers, pillows and blankets.
  • Mails passengers' letters and arranges for dispatch of telegrams.
  • Tends tape recorder to provide music.
  • Serves refreshments.
  • Lists names of passengers on manifest.
  • Maintains inventory to account for food served during trip and food on hand.
  • May warm bottles for babies.
Bus Attendant Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants

Job family population: 24,360

Estimated population of Bus Attendant jobs: 2,701

Rate of error: 8.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Bus Attendant Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

School Bus Drivers Needed!
May 2
Chicago, United States
Sunrise Transportation
Chicago South, IL Sunrise Transportation , a (subsidiary of ST Management, Inc.) is actively hiring School Bus Drivers for our Chicago, IL location on Vincennes Avenue. We are looking for safe ...
Jun 13
Orland Park, IL, USA
AMV Solutions
We are looking for School Bus Drivers for the Orland Park Area. NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED AND PAID TRAINING! This position is responsible for safely driving passengers and routine inspections of the ...
Now Hiring Part-Time School Bus Drivers in Northbrook, IL
Apr 19
Northbrook, IL, USA
First Student
Now Hiring Part-Time School Bus Drivers in Northbrook, IL-- $18/HR Starting Wage, Paid CDL Training No experience necessary! We train! At First Student, our Bus Drivers are an integral part of the ...
Bus Driver - $14/HR- $1,000 Sign-On Bonus!
Apr 11
Grayslake, IL, USA
First Transit
As a Bus Driver you would provide our clients with the freedom and independence of reliable, safe transportation. If you love helping people and driving - come work for us! That is exactly why our ...
Sixes and Eights Attendant (Part-time)
Mar 28
Chicago, IL, USA
Sixes and Eights Attendant duties currently include, but are not limited to the following: * Greeting customers/creating friendly environment. * Solicit counter orders and perform cashiering duties ...
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