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Bus Driver Salary
in Raleigh, North Carolina

$43,324 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Bus Driver is $43,324 a year and $21 an hour in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. The average salary range for a Bus Driver is between $32,086 and $52,669. 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 Raleigh, North Carolina.

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Job Summary

  • 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 Raleigh, North Carolina, 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:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Raleigh, North Carolina

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Description: Raleigh (; RAH-lee) is the capital of the state of North Carolina and the seat of Wake County in the United States. Raleigh is the second-largest city in the state, after Charlotte. Raleigh is known as the "City of Oaks" for its many oak trees, which line the streets in the heart of the city. The city covers a land area of 142.8 square miles (370 km2). The U.S. Census Bureau estimated the city's population as 479,332 as of July 1, 2018. It is one of the fastest-growing cities in the country. The city of Raleigh is named after Sir Walter Raleigh, who established the lost Roanoke Colony in present-day Dare County. Raleigh...

Bus Driver Job Listings for Raleigh, North Carolina

Bus Operator
Jun 21
Raleigh, NC, USA
GoRaleigh is actively hiring bus drivers for their fixed route transit service in Raleigh. We are looking for safe, friendly drivers to help passengers move around throughout Raleigh using public ...
On Call, Part Time Bus Driver with Passenger Endorsement Pool - University Temporary Services
May 9
Raleigh, NC, USA
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, North Carolina Essential Job Duties: On-call bus driver who is able to drive anything from a 15 passenger van up to a 44 passenger bus. Drive bus safely around campus and surrounding areas.
School Bus Driver
Jun 24
Durham, NC, USA
Charter School Bus Co
Daily duties are to pickup and drop off kids in a designated area morning and evening. Most routes only have 3-4 stops.
Courtesy Bus Driver
Apr 10
Raleigh, NC, USA
The Hertz Corporation
General Responsibilities The Courtesy Bus Driver is an essential member of the airport location team and is the brand ambassador, providing the fastest, easiest, and most valued experience to our ...
Transportation Bus Driver (Senior Living) - Part-time (No CDL needed)
Jun 21
Fayetteville, NC, USA
Harmony at Hope Mills
Provide van/bus transportation to the residents on a scheduled basis for doctor's appointment ... Must have current driver's license designated to permit operating the type of vehicle used by the ...
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