Bus Driver Salaries

2,192 SalariesUpdated May 7, 2021

Average Base Pay
$34,787 / yr
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How much does a Bus Driver make?

The national average salary for a Bus Driver is $34,787 in United States. Filter by location to see Bus Driver salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 2,192 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Bus Driver employees.

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Bus Driver

First Student

$37,955/yr

Range: $29K - $51K

495 salaries

$37,955/yr
$29K$51K

Bus Driver - Hourly

Durham School Services

$15/hr

Range: $7 - $28

217 salaries

$15/hr
$7$28

Bus Driver - Hourly

First Transit

$16/hr

Range: $10 - $24

148 salaries

$16/hr
$10$24

Bus Driver

Republic Services

$43,085/yr

Range: $40K - $54K

141 salaries

$43,085/yr
$40K$54K

Bus Driver

Ryder System

$38,054/yr

Range: $35K - $47K

89 salaries

$38,054/yr
$35K$47K

Bus Driver

Sysco

$35,630/yr

Range: $33K - $44K

84 salaries

$35,630/yr
$33K$44K

Bus Driver - Hourly

MV Transportation

$15/hr

Range: $10 - $23

57 salaries

$15/hr
$10$23

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Bus Driver - Hourly

First Student

$17/hr

Range: $9 - $24

56 salaries

$17/hr
$9$24

Bus Driver

Waste Management

$40,158/yr

Range: $37K - $50K

56 salaries

$40,158/yr
$37K$50K

Bus Driver

Lowe's Home Improvement

$36,691/yr

Range: $34K - $41K

43 salaries

$36,691/yr
$34K$41K

Bus Driver

Avis Budget Group

$36,221/yr

Range: $25K - $45K

42 salaries

$36,221/yr
$25K$45K

Bus Driver

SuperShuttle International

$36,502/yr

Range: $33K - $44K

38 salaries

$36,502/yr
$33K$44K

Bus Driver - Hourly

Transdev

$15/hr

Range: $11 - $29

35 salaries

$15/hr
$11$29

Bus Driver - Hourly

Durham School Services

$17/hr

Range: $13 - $22

33 salaries

$17/hr
$13$22

Bus Driver

La Petite Academy

$25,447/yr

Range: $22K - $30K

32 salaries

$25,447/yr
$22K$30K

Bus Driver

Hertz

$36,458/yr

Range: $29K - $43K

32 salaries

$36,458/yr
$29K$43K

Bus Driver - Hourly

Greyhound

$23/hr

Range: $17 - $27

31 salaries

$23/hr
$17$27

Bus Driver

Ferrellgas Partners

$33,454/yr

Range: $31K - $36K

30 salaries

$33,454/yr
$31K$36K

Bus Driver - Hourly

Walt Disney Company

$15/hr

Range: $13 - $18

29 salaries

$15/hr
$13$18

Bus Driver

Enterprise

$29,350/yr

Range: $26K - $33K

29 salaries

$29,350/yr
$26K$33K

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent bus driver salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$12
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A Class B Driver in the St. Louis, MO Area area reported making $12 per hour
Job Highlights
St. Louis, MO Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$14
hourly
A Shuttle Driver in the Tuscaloosa, AL Area area reported making $14 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Tuscaloosa, AL Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$20
hourly
A Transit Bus Driver in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$21
hourly
A Class B Triaxle Driver in the Scranton, PA Area area reported making $21 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Scranton, PA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Public
$28
hourly
A Bus Driver in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $28 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$19
hourly
A Bus Driver in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $19 per hour
Additional Pay
$100 cash bonus
Job Highlights
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$23
hourly
A Bus Operator in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $23 per hour
Additional Pay
$2k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
 
Full-time
Government
$21
hourly
A Bus Driver in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $21 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
School / School District