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Bus Driver Salary
in Oakland, California

$53,319 (USD)

Average Salary

$26/hr

Average Hourly

$1,264

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Bus Driver is $53,319 a year and $26 an hour in Oakland, California, United States. The average salary range for a Bus Driver is between $39,488 and $64,820. 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 Oakland, California.

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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 Oakland, 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:
$61,812
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Oakland, California

Oakland Cost of Living Score:

Description: Oakland is the largest city and the county seat of Alameda County, California, United States. A major West Coast port city, Oakland is the largest city in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area, the third largest city overall in the San Francisco Bay Area, the eighth most populated city in California, and the 45th largest city in the United States. With a population of 432,897 as of 2019, it serves as a trade center for the San Francisco Bay Area; its Port of Oakland is the busiest port in the San Francisco Bay, the entirety of Northern California, and the fifth busiest in the United States of America....

Bus Driver Job Listings for Oakland, California

CDL Bus Driver/Phlebotomist Trainee
Jul 16
Oakland, CA, USA
American Red Cross
A current, valid driver's license and good driving record is required. Class A or B CDL required. * Basic computer skills are desirable * DOT certification may be required in some locations. If ...
Shuttle Bus Driver
Jul 2
Daly City, CA, USA
Managed Labor Solutions
MLS, a leading nationwideprovider of rental car outsource services, is looking to hire Courtesy ShuttleDrivers with CDL B Passenger Endorsement Licenses. We offer top pay with thepossibility of tips ...
Tour Bus Drivers needed!!!!
Jul 1
Napa, CA, USA
Napa Valley Wine Train
TOUR BUS DRIVER: What you will do... providing safe, reliable and efficient transportation. Prepares reports at end of run to explain accidents or delays. Skills you will need... Must be friendly ...
Part Time School Bus Driver
Jun 14
Redwood City, CA, USA
First Student
Now Hiring Part-Time School Bus Drivers in Redwood City, CA At First Student, our Bus Drivers are an integral part of the communities they serve. They are committed to safety, customer service and ...
Bus Driver
May 15
Daly City, CA, USA
Catholic Charities
CHP - Certified School Bus Driver Training is provided at no personal cost to you. Below are the requirements: * Must have a clean driving record; DMV H-6 printout * Drug testing, fingerprinting, and ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Bus Driver is $53,319 a year and $26 an hour in Oakland, California, United States. The average salary range for a Bus Driver is between $39,488 and $64,820. 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 Oakland, California.

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Bus Driver Job Listings for Oakland, California

CDL Bus Driver/Phlebotomist Trainee
Jul 16
Oakland, CA, USA
American Red Cross
A current, valid driver's license and good driving record is required. Class A or B CDL required. * Basic computer skills are desirable * DOT certification may be required in some locations. If ...
Shuttle Bus Driver
Jul 2
Daly City, CA, USA
Managed Labor Solutions
MLS, a leading nationwideprovider of rental car outsource services, is looking to hire Courtesy ShuttleDrivers with CDL B Passenger Endorsement Licenses. We offer top pay with thepossibility of tips ...
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