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School Bus Driver Salary

$45,113 (USD)

Average Salary

$22/hr

Average Hourly

$1,069

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a School Bus Driver is $45,113 a year and $22 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a School Bus Driver is between $33,411 and $54,844. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a School Bus Driver. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the 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.
School Bus Driver Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Bus Drivers, School or Special Client

Job family population: 507,340

Estimated population of School Bus Driver jobs: 149,904

Rate of error: 1.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$52,298
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of more than 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City...

School Bus Driver Job Listings for United States

Certified School Bus Driver
Jul 19
Riverside, 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 ...
School Bus Driver
Jul 19
Saint Paul, MN, USA
First Student
Now Hiring School Bus Drivers in St. Paul, MN $3,000 Sign on bonus* Open Interviews Tuesdays and Thursdays 10am-12:30pm At First Student, our Bus Drivers are an integral part of the communities they ...
School Bus Driver
Jul 12
Los Angeles, CA, USA
American GTS, Inc.
American GTS, Inc. is a family owned and operated transportation company looking to immediately increase its staff by 8 additional certified school bus drivers to meet the demands of our clients.
School Bus Driver
Jul 3
Pilot Point, TX, USA
Durham School Services
... Bus Driver with Durham School Services! Durham School Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer Company Description At Durham School Services, everything we do is graded on the performance of our ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a School Bus Driver is $45,113 a year and $22 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a School Bus Driver is between $33,411 and $54,844. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a School Bus Driver. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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School Bus Driver Job Listings for United States

Certified School Bus Driver
Jul 19
Riverside, 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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