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Bus Driver Salary
in California, United States

$49,484 (USD)

Average Salary

$24/hr

Average Hourly

$1,173

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Bus Driver is $49,484 a year and $24 an hour in California, United States. The average salary range for a Bus Driver is between $36,648 and $60,157. On average, a Less Than HS Degree is the highest level of education for a Bus Driver. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in California, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Drives bus to transport passengers over specified routes to local or distant points according to time schedule.
  • Assists passengers with baggage and takes tickets or cash fares.
  • Regulates heating, lighting, and ventilating systems for passenger comfort.
  • Adheres to local traffic regulations.
  • Requires a commercial driver's license.
Bus Driver Job Prevalence in California, United States

Job family: Bus Drivers, School or Special Client

Job family population: 507,340

Estimated population of Bus Driver jobs: 149,904

Rate of error: 1.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$57,365
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About California, United States

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Description: California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States. With 39.6 million residents across a total area of about 163,696 square miles (423,970 km2), California is the most populous U.S. state and the third-largest by area. The state capital is Sacramento. The Greater Los Angeles Area and the San Francisco Bay Area are the nation's second- and fifth-most populous urban regions, with 18.7 million and 9.7 million residents respectively. Los Angeles is California's most populous city, and the country's second-most populous, after New York City. California also has the nation's most populous county, Los Angeles...

Bus Driver Job Listings for California, United States

Certified School Bus Driver
Jul 19
Covina, CA, USA
Visser Bus Services
This job is located in Upland, CA SCHOOL BUS DRIVER At Visser Bus Services our potential employees are people who are interested in working in the school transportation field. There are many ...
Trainee- to become school bus driver
Jul 19
Azusa, CA, USA
Visser Bus Services
SCHOOL BUS DRIVER At Visser Bus Services our potential employees are people who are interested in working in the school transportation field. There are many opportunities for individual growth and ...
Utility-Bus Driver
Jul 18
Hanford, United States
Lakeside Union Elementary School District
Utility/Bus Driver 8 hours per day with benefits. 10 month position. Salary range $19.32 - $21.74 hourly. For application and further details check our website or contact Lakeside Union Elementary ...
Bus Driver - up to $18/ hr - Free Training - San Gabriel Valley areas
Jul 16
Rosemead, CA, USA
MCS Career Group
Durham School Services needs Bus Drivers Paid Training if hired starting at $13.25 per hour Once Certified training starts up to $18.00 per hour * experienced drivers can request more Clean ...
Bus Driver
Jul 12
Santa Ana, CA, USA
MV Transportation
Bus Driver - Irvine, CA INCREASED PAY RATES - Now $15/hour Starting Rate Full and Part Time Orange County Bus Driver Positions Open NOW! No CDL Required to Start - We'll Train You to Get Your CDL! We ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Bus Driver is $49,484 a year and $24 an hour in California, United States. The average salary range for a Bus Driver is between $36,648 and $60,157. On average, a Less Than HS Degree is the highest level of education for a Bus Driver. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in California, United States.

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Bus Driver Job Listings for California, United States

Certified School Bus Driver
Jul 19
Covina, CA, USA
Visser Bus Services
This job is located in Upland, CA SCHOOL BUS DRIVER At Visser Bus Services our potential employees are people who are interested in working in the school transportation field. There are many ...
Trainee- to become school bus driver
Jul 19
Azusa, CA, USA
Visser Bus Services
SCHOOL BUS DRIVER At Visser Bus Services our potential employees are people who are interested in working in the school transportation field. There are many opportunities for individual growth and ...
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