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Bus Driver Salary
in Columbus, Ohio

$44,514 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Bus Driver is $44,514 a year and $21 an hour in Columbus, Ohio, United States. The average salary range for a Bus Driver is between $32,968 and $54,116. 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 Columbus, Ohio.

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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 Columbus, Ohio, 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 Columbus, Ohio

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Description: Columbus ( kə-LUM-bəs) is the state capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. State of Ohio. With a population of 892,533 as of 2018 estimates, it is the 14th-most populous city in the United States and one of the fastest growing large cities in the nation. This makes Columbus the third-most populous state capital in the US (after Phoenix, Arizona and Austin, Texas) and the second-most populous city in the Midwest (after Chicago, Illinois). It is the core city of the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area, which encompasses ten counties. With a population of 2,078,725, it is Ohio's second-largest metropolitan...

Bus Driver Job Listings for Columbus, Ohio

Bus/Van Driver - Columbus, OH
Jun 12
Columbus, OH, USA
SHARE (Ave AutoMedia Inc)
SHARE drivers comply with company, state and federal standards to ensure safe, timely, trusted transportation to exceed client expectations. Roles and Responsibilities * Provides efficient ...
Charter Bus CDL Drivers
May 26
Summit Station, OH, USA
Cavalier Tours
Charter Tour Bus Company Looking for F/T - P/T CDL Drivers $1000 Sign On Bonus For More Information or to get Application Call 740-927-7779
Jun 24
Columbus, OH, USA
Paragon Logistics inc
HOME EVERY WEEK !!!!!! -We can pair you with another driver, if needed. We Offer: TOP PAY GUARANTEED -SIGN ON BONUS !!!! -5k minimum mileage guaranteed -Top Pay in FedEx! -Paid Vacations -Newer ...
Dedicated CDL A DRIVERS -95% Drop & Hook
Mar 27
Xpress Cargo, Inc.
They have a driver for life in me! Anyone looking for a place to call home in the trucking industry ... School Bus, Racing, or any other felony in the past five years Passed and have a current DOT ...
Truck Driver - Home Weekly - Start Up to 59 CPM + Excellent Benefits
Jun 24
Columbus, OH, USA
Midwest Freight Systems - Dedicated
Now Hiring CDL-A Drivers! Home Weekly - Excellent Pay & Benefits! Midwest Freight Systems Corp. is a family owned and operated transportation company located in Warren MI. Our mission is based on ...
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