Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Bus Driver make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$56,777 / yrTotal Pay
$35,959 / yrBase Pay
$20,818 / yrAdditional Pay

$56,777

 / yr
$14K$328K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Bus Driver is $56,777 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $35,959 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $20,818 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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What are some related job titles for Bus Driver?

Some related job titles are City Bus Driver Salaries with median pay of $59,406, County Bus Driver Salaries with median pay of $67,778, District School Bus Driver Salaries with median pay of $67,712, Bus Operator Salaries with median pay of $55,432.

What are total pay estimates for a Bus Driver at different companies?

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Total Pay Range
First Student
4.1
Bus Driver

587 salaries

1,764 open jobs

$37,568

 / yr
Durham School Services
3.2
Bus Driver

258 salaries

676 open jobs

$3,003

 / mo
First Transit
3.2
Bus Driver

152 salaries

670 open jobs

$3,329

 / mo
Republic Services
3.6
Bus Driver

141 salaries

3,738 open jobs

$39,339

 / yr
Ryder System
3.7
Bus Driver

89 salaries

10,949 open jobs

$41,745

 / yr
Sysco
3.3
Bus Driver

84 salaries

6,636 open jobs

$41,972

 / yr
MV Transportation
3.0
Bus Driver

77 salaries

223 open jobs

$3,376

 / mo

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Waste Management
3.6
Bus Driver

55 salaries

2,043 open jobs

$40,787

 / yr
Walt Disney Company
4.0
Bus Driver

50 salaries

1,266 open jobs

$2,823

 / mo
Lowe's Home Improvement
3.4
Bus Driver

43 salaries

12,247 open jobs

$34,286

 / yr
DATTCO
4.2
Bus Driver

41 salaries

153 open jobs

$3,214

 / mo

$35,705

 / yr
Transdev
3.1
Bus Driver

37 salaries

1,935 open jobs

$3,279

 / mo
Greyhound
2.9
Bus Driver

35 salaries

1,327 open jobs

$3,101

 / mo
Avis Budget Group
3.4
Bus Driver

32 salaries

5,888 open jobs

$35,018

 / yr
Hertz
3.1
Bus Driver

32 salaries

4,758 open jobs

$35,486

 / yr
La Petite Academy
2.8
Bus Driver

31 salaries

1,359 open jobs

$33,199

 / yr
Ferrellgas Partners
3.5
Bus Driver

30 salaries

303 open jobs

$39,727

 / yr
Cintas
3.7
Bus Driver

28 salaries

3,407 open jobs

$41,234

 / yr
A&S Transportation
4.0
Bus Driver

28 salaries

215 open jobs

$3,415

 / mo
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Recent bus driver Salaries

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Basic Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Shuttle Driver

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$14

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Bus Operator

United States of America

 | <1 year

$17

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

<1 year
Yesterday
Bus Operator

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$26

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Bus Operator

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$26

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Bus Driver

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$17

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Bus Driver

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$80,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Bus Driver

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$8,656

/hr

$16 | $9K

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday

Bus Driver pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Bus Driver is $35,959 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Bus Driver salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2616 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Bus Driver employees.

The highest salary for a Bus Driver in United States is $283,685 per year.

The lowest salary for a Bus Driver in United States is $4,558 per year.

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