School Bus Driver Salary in the United States

How much does a School Bus Driver make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a School Bus Driver in the United States is $16 as of November 25, 2019, but the range typically falls between $13 and $20. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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$13 to $20
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School Bus Driver drives a bus intended for school activities. Transports students to and from school and designated locations. Being a School Bus Driver may require a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor. Additionally, School Bus Driver requires a valid driver's license. The School Bus Driver possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. Works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. May require 0-1 year of general work experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. provides child care and early education, back-up care, and educational advisory services for employers and families. The company operates through three segments: Full Service Center-Based Child Care, Back-Up Care, and Educational Advisory Services. The Full Service Center-Based Chi... More
Fiscal Year Ended in 2018
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City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.3%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 10.7%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-2.7%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.0%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.9%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 21.0%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.0%

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Skills associated with School Bus Driver: DOT Regulations, Vehicle Safety Checks, Transport Passengers

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