School Bus Driver Salary in the US

$17.60
per hour
per year
$36,600
per year
per hour
Bonus
$550/year

School Bus Driver - Average Salary

The average salary for a School Bus Driver is $17.60 per hour ($36,600 per year), which is $16,890 (-32%) lower than the average salary in the US.
A School Bus Driver can expect an average starting salary of $13.40. The highest salaries can exceed $22.80.
$13.40
Low
$17.60
Average salary
$22.80
High
$14,200
Low
$36,600
Average salary
$47,400
High

School Bus Driver Salary Range

Low
$13.40
Average salary
$17.60
Experienced
$20.10
High
$22.80
Low
$14,200
Average salary
$36,600
Experienced
$41,800
High
$47,400

School Bus Driver - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Entry Level School Bus Driver with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting pay of $15.20 per hour. A mid level School Bus Driver with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $16.20, while an experienced School Bus Driver with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $17.80. School Bus Drivers with more than 20 years of experience earn $18.90 per hour on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a School Bus Driver

Late Career▲ +7%
Experienced▲ +1%
Average Salary$17.60/hour
Mid Level▼ -8%
Entry Level▼ -14%

Gender Breakdown

Female
62%
Male
38%

School Bus Driver - Jobs by Location

School Bus Driver - Related Salaries (per year)

The salary information presented on this page is based on all School Bus Driver jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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