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Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Bus Driver make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$54,170 / yrTotal Pay
$37,434 / yrBase Pay
$16,735 / yrAdditional Pay

$54,170

 / yr
$28K$371K
Most Likely Range
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The estimated total pay for a Bus Driver is $54,170 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $37,434 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 $16,735 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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$54,170 /yr
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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 $56,821, County Bus Driver Salaries with median pay of $62,775, District School Bus Driver Salaries with median pay of $61,093, Bus Operator Salaries with median pay of $52,776.

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First Student
4.0

First Student

Bus Driver

$42,105

 /yr
Range: $29K - $65K

$29K

$65K

$28,907 - $64,805 Range

Durham School Services
3.2

Durham School Services

Bus Driver - Hourly

$8

$30

$8 - $30 Range

First Transit
3.2

First Transit

Bus Driver - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $11 - $27

$11

$27

$11 - $27 Range

Republic Services
3.5

$47,364

 /yr
Range: $44K - $60K

$44K

$60K

$43,536 - $59,679 Range

First Student
4.0

First Student

Bus Driver - Hourly

$8

$27

$8 - $27 Range

Ryder System
3.7

Ryder System

Bus Driver

$41,834

 /yr
Range: $38K - $52K

$38K

$52K

$38,018 - $51,847 Range

Sysco
3.3

Sysco

Bus Driver

$39,169

 /yr
Range: $36K - $49K

$36K

$49K

$36,441 - $48,824 Range

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MV Transportation
3.0

MV Transportation

Bus Driver - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $11 - $28

$11

$28

$11 - $28 Range

WM
3.6

WM

Bus Driver

$44,167

 /yr
Range: $41K - $54K

$41K

$54K

$41,053 - $54,442 Range

Walt Disney Company
3.9

Walt Disney Company

Bus Driver - Hourly

$14

$21

$14 - $21 Range

Lowe's Home Improvement
3.4

$40,336

 /yr
Range: $37K - $45K

$37K

$45K

$36,933 - $45,128 Range

SuperShuttle International
3.3

$36K

$49K

$35,828 - $48,861 Range

Durham School Services
3.2

Durham School Services

Bus Driver - Hourly

$15

$25

$15 - $25 Range

Greyhound
3.0

Greyhound

Bus Driver - Hourly

$19

$30

$19 - $30 Range

Transdev
3.1

Transdev

Bus Driver - Hourly

$13

$33

$13 - $33 Range

Hertz
3.1

Hertz

Bus Driver

$40,362

 /yr
Range: $35K - $48K

$35K

$48K

$34,985 - $47,711 Range

La Petite Academy
2.8

$27,977

 /yr
Range: $25K - $33K

$25K

$33K

$25,124 - $33,155 Range

Avis Budget Group
3.4

$39,645

 /yr
Range: $33K - $49K

$33K

$49K

$33,256 - $49,022 Range

Ferrellgas
3.5

Ferrellgas

Bus Driver

$36,777

 /yr
Range: $35K - $40K

$35K

$40K

$34,510 - $39,666 Range

Cintas
3.6

Cintas

Bus Driver

$42,137

 /yr
Range: $40K - $50K

$40K

$50K

$39,536 - $49,507 Range

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$14

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8 days ago by a Bus Boy with less than one year of experience

$22

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8 days ago by a Shuttle Driver with 4 to 6 years of experience

$26

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9 days ago by a Bus Operator with 4 to 6 years of experience

$23

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9 days ago by a Bus Driver with 4 to 6 years of experience

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$21

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9 days ago by a Bus Driver with less than one year of experience

$26

/hrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Transit Bus Driver with 7 to 9 years of experience

$15

/hrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Van Driver with 1 to 3 years of experience

$21

/hrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Transit Bus Driver with less than one year of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Bus Driver salaries

The national average salary for a Bus Driver is $36,149 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Bus Driver salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2358 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Bus Driver employees.

The highest salary for a Bus Driver in United States is $50,546 per year.

The lowest salary for a Bus Driver in United States is $25,852 per year.

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