Bus Driver salary in the United States

Average salary
$32,500/yr
Based on 23,269 income tax records
$17,000
$76,000
Age:
Average salary by age
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$17,000
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How much do Bus Drivers make?
The average total salary for a Bus Driver is $32,500 per year. This is based on data from 23,269 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Bus Driver and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Bus Driver salary can vary between $17,000 to $76,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Bus Driver salary by location

Bus Driver salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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State Of New York, Bronx County, NY
35 income tax records
$81,000/yr
$36K – $117K
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Sc Valley Transportation Authori, Santa Clara County, CA
25 income tax records
$76,000/yr
$45K – $104K
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Alamedacontra Costa Transit D, Contra Costa County, CA
51 income tax records
$73,500/yr
$41K – $102K
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Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, Charles County, MD
22 income tax records
$73,500/yr
$23K – $100K
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King County, King County, WA
62 income tax records
$70,500/yr
$25K – $112K
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Oahu Transit Services, Honolulu County, HI
94 income tax records
$66,500/yr
$32K – $85K
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SEPTA, Montgomery County, PA
20 income tax records
$66,000/yr
$42K – $84K
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Pierce Transit, Pierce County, WA
25 income tax records
$64,500/yr
$27K – $78K
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Hns Management Company, Hartford County, CT
30 income tax records
$64,500/yr
$41K – $92K
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Montgomery County Maryland, Montgomery County, MD
21 income tax records
$63,500/yr
$49K – $87K
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Maryland Transit, Baltimore County, MD
90 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$26K – $99K
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Regional Transportation District, Adams County, CO
25 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$37K – $75K
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Ctran Clark County Ptba, Clark County, WA
25 income tax records
$60,000/yr
$33K – $70K
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Rhode Island Public Transit Auth, Providence County, RI
20 income tax records
$59,000/yr
$38K – $89K
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MV Transportation, Travis County, TX
65 income tax records
$57,500/yr
$22K – $82K
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Champaign Urbana Mass Transit Di, Champaign County, IL
34 income tax records
$56,500/yr
$21K – $75K
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Dart, Dallas County, TX
61 income tax records
$56,500/yr
$30K – $91K
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Greater Cleveland Rta, Cuyahoga County, OH
67 income tax records
$56,500/yr
$24K – $79K
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Sacramento Regional Transit, Sacramento County, CA
50 income tax records
$56,000/yr
$30K – $78K
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Miami-Dade County, Miami-Dade County, FL
59 income tax records
$56,000/yr
$23K – $82K
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Regional Transit Service, Monroe County, NY
43 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$19K – $75K
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Broward County Board Of County C, Broward County, FL
38 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$35K – $71K
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Central Ohio Transit Authority, Franklin County, OH
68 income tax records
$54,000/yr
$34K – $74K
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Jax Transit Management Corp, Duval County, FL
21 income tax records
$53,500/yr
$37K – $71K
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Metro Regional Transit Authority, Summit County, OH
24 income tax records
$52,500/yr
$20K – $85K
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Via Metropolitan Transit, Bexar County, TX
178 income tax records
$52,000/yr
$24K – $74K
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City Of Fresno, Fresno County, CA
34 income tax records
$50,500/yr
$34K – $71K
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Hillsborough Area, Hillsborough County, FL
42 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$29K – $70K
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Chicago Transit Authority, Cook County, IL
288 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$21K – $79K
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Central Florida Regional, Orange County, FL
27 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$31K – $61K
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Pinellas Suncoast Transit Author, Pinellas County, FL
45 income tax records
$47,500/yr
$30K – $75K
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San Diego Transit Corp, San Diego County, CA
56 income tax records
$46,500/yr
$33K – $70K
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Niagara Frontier Transit Metro, Erie County, NY
37 income tax records
$44,500/yr
$24K – $65K
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Transit Management Of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, NC
35 income tax records
$43,000/yr
$27K – $60K
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Orange County Public Schools, Orange County, FL
32 income tax records
$36,500/yr
$23K – $46K
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Jefferson County Schools, Jefferson County, KY
38 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$23K – $48K
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Austin Independent School District, Travis County, TX
30 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$22K – $49K
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Keystone Paying Agent, Osceola County, FL
47 income tax records
$34,000/yr
$18K – $54K
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Prince George's County Public Schools, Prince George's County, MD
31 income tax records
$32,500/yr
$19K – $64K
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The School District Of Lee County, Lee County, FL
57 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$19K – $43K
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Dallas Independent School District, Dallas County, TX
31 income tax records
$31,500/yr
$20K – $47K
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Wake County Public School System, Wake County, NC
31 income tax records
$31,000/yr
$18K – $41K
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Columbus City Schools, Franklin County, OH
36 income tax records
$29,000/yr
$18K – $53K
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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, Mecklenburg County, NC
54 income tax records
$29,000/yr
$18K – $39K
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Hillsborough County Public Schools, Hillsborough County, FL
48 income tax records
$27,500/yr
$22K – $41K
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Aldine Independent School District, Harris County, TX
33 income tax records
$26,500/yr
$19K – $47K
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Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District, Harris County, TX
40 income tax records
$25,000/yr
$18K – $45K
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Polk County Public Schools, Polk County, FL
30 income tax records
$24,000/yr
$17K – $34K

Bus Driver demographics in United States

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64% are single
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36% are married
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44% have kids
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38% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Bus Drivers in United States

23,269 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a bus driver in the United States is $32,500 per year. Bus driver salaries in the United States can vary between $17,000 to $76,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 23,269 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as bus driver.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for bus drivers in the United States: State of New York ($81,000 a year), Sc Valley Transportation Authori ($76,000 a year), and Alamedacontra Costa Transit D ($73,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for bus drivers in the United States: Urban Honolulu Metro Area, HI ($65,000 a year), San Jose Metro Area, CA ($56,000 a year), and San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($54,500 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.