Working as a Bus Driver

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Bus Driver Ratings

4K Bus Driver reviews for 2K companies

Work/Life Balance
3.0 ★
Compensation & Benefits
3.2 ★
Career Opportunity
3.1 ★
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6K Bus Driver Jobs

Bus Driver Reviews

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Karma Kagyu Chö Khor Ling
Mini Bus Driver
Feb 6, 2023

“A happy atmosphere”

Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit DistrictSanta Cruz Metropolitan Transit District
Bus Operator
Jul 7, 2022

“I'm also happy with my flexible schedule.”

Arriva GroupArriva Group
Bus Driver
Apr 13, 2022

“happy, long time break”

Top Companies for Bus Driver

First Student
First Student
3.9 ★
1K Jobs
4K Reviews
14K Salaries

First Student knows that a student's first assignment is to get to school, safely and on time. Together, First Student and sister company FirstCanada transport about five million students to and from their classrooms every day via a fleet of some 44,000 buses. As North America's #1 school bus business, they operate from a network of 500-plus locations, spanning 39 states in the US and seven provinces in Canada. In addition to transportation, the company offers a slew of ancillary services, including preventative maintenance, fuel (its storage and purchase), route optimization, used bus sales, and more. First Student is a subsidiary of FirstGroup America, which is a unit of UK bus and train operator FirstGroup.

Highly rated for work/life balance
3.6 ★
176 Jobs
195 Reviews
247 Salaries

Student Transportation of America (STA) is North America’s most trusted provider of school bus transportation services, with an industry-leading safety rating and a family-oriented business plan. We operate more than 16,000 vehicles for over 300 school districts, providing safe, on-time transportation to our customers while ensuring the satisfaction and happiness of our team members. A key to our growth is the partnerships that have been built over years of service to the communities we serve across the country. From Ocean State Transit, Ridge Road Express and Annapolis Bus in the north, to GoldStar Transit, Positive Connections and Dairyland Group in the central region, and onward towards the West Coast, we value the relationships and legacies established by our locally operating businesses – the STA Family of Companies. From what is under the hood of our vehicles, to who sits behind the wheel, we believe that compassion is key. Above all else, we are dedicated to fostering environments that support the 1.25 million students we transport each day and nurturing a company culture that creates a sense of family and empowerment with employees that are proud to come to work each day and help get children to school safely. A career with STA or one of our family companies is a great option for anyone seeking flexibility with their hours, the opportunity to learn new skills, and the ability to make a positive difference in their local community. We employ the best school bus drivers, mechanics and technicians, dispatchers, managers, safety trainers, and many others behind the scenes all working together to provide our customers with the highest level of safe and reliable transportation solutions available.

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