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Bus Driver Salary
in Sacramento, California

$49,062 (USD)

Average Salary

$24/hr

Average Hourly

$1,163

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Bus Driver is $49,062 a year and $24 an hour in Sacramento, California, United States. The average salary range for a Bus Driver is between $36,336 and $59,645. 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 Sacramento, 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 Sacramento, 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:
$56,877
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

About Sacramento, California

Sacramento Cost of Living Score:

Description: Sacramento ( SAK-rə-MEN-toh; Spanish: [sakɾaˈmento]; Spanish for "sacrament") is the capital city of the U.S. state of California and the seat of Sacramento County. Located at the confluence of the Sacramento River and the American River in Northern California's Sacramento Valley, Sacramento's estimated 2018 population of 501,334 makes it the sixth-largest city in California and the ninth largest capital in the United States. Sacramento is the seat of the California Legislature and the Governor of California, making it the state's political center and a hub for lobbying and think tanks. Sacramento is also the cultural...

Bus Driver Job Listings for Sacramento, California

Bus Driver
Jun 8
Fair Oaks, United States
Sunrise Senior Living
Working here is an unbelievable privilege and it will be something I carry with me for the rest of my life!" - Sunrise Team Member At Sunrise, our Driver is responsible for providing safe, timely and ...
Bus Driver
Jun 3
Rocklin, CA, USA
Destiny Christian Church
We are looking for bus drivers who can help with our many summer events. Starting June 10 through the rest of the summer we will need drivers for our buses. Our trips will range from kids camp, youth ...
School Bus Driver
May 7
Sacramento, CA, USA
Capital Christian Center Church and School
Capital Christian Center is not only a great place to worship, grow, serve and learn, it is also a great place to work. We are looking for friendly, humble and respectful professionals; who enjoy a ...
Bus driver-Rio Vista
Jun 3
Rio Vista, CA, USA
Transportation Concepts
Transportation Concepts is looking to fill part time shuttle bus positions. Shifts are Mon-Fri, and range from 5:00 AM to 7:00 PM. Applicants must have a class B license and passenger endorsement.
School Bus/SPAB/T.W.I.C. Driver
May 4
Vallejo, CA, USA
Michael's Transportation Service, Inc.
Michael's Transportation Service seeks entry level and experienced school bus drivers for routes, charters, field trips, activity trips and school bus driving assignments. Those seeking security ...
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