Bus Driver salary in Chicago, IL

Average salary
$39,500/yr
Based on 352 income tax records
$17,500
$73,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$17,500
$73,500
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

How much do Bus Drivers make?
The average total salary for a Bus Driver is $39,500 per year. This is based on data from 352 TurboTax users who reported their job as Bus Driver and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Bus Driver salary can vary between $17,500 to $73,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Bus Driver salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Calumet City, IL
14 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$29K – $59K
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Madison, WI
18 income tax records
$44,000/yr
$31K – $56K
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Milwaukee, WI
144 income tax records
$43,500/yr
$27K – $52K
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Chicago, IL
352 income tax records
$39,500/yr
$30K – $55K
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Riverdale, IL
17 income tax records
$39,000/yr
$28K – $48K
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Maywood, IL
10 income tax records
$38,000/yr
$34K – $46K
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Champaign, IL
20 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$24K – $43K
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Grand Rapids, MI
50 income tax records
$35,500/yr
$22K – $41K
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Rockford, IL
13 income tax records
$35,500/yr
$26K – $39K
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Waukegan, IL
13 income tax records
$33,000/yr
$21K – $39K
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Elgin, IL
18 income tax records
$31,500/yr
$23K – $36K
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Kalamazoo, MI
17 income tax records
$31,500/yr
$26K – $34K
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Joliet, IL
21 income tax records
$31,000/yr
$23K – $42K
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Gary, IN
11 income tax records
$29,500/yr
$24K – $36K
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Lafayette, IN
15 income tax records
$29,000/yr
$24K – $46K
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Aurora, IL
23 income tax records
$27,500/yr
$23K – $36K
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Zion, IL
14 income tax records
$27,000/yr
$25K – $36K
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Waukesha, WI
10 income tax records
$27,000/yr
$22K – $40K
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Peoria, IL
18 income tax records
$26,500/yr
$21K – $36K
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Elkhart, IN
13 income tax records
$26,000/yr
$22K – $30K
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Round Lake, IL
12 income tax records
$25,500/yr
$22K – $29K
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Racine, WI
12 income tax records
$25,000/yr
$20K – $34K
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South Bend, IN
13 income tax records
$25,000/yr
$21K – $31K
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Muskegon, MI
12 income tax records
$24,500/yr
$22K – $35K
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Fort Wayne, IN
13 income tax records
$24,000/yr
$20K – $28K
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Green Bay, WI
12 income tax records
$23,500/yr
$19K – $38K

Bus Driver salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Chicago Transit Authority, Cook County, IL
314 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$36K – $60K
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Pace Suburban Bus Service, Cook County, IL
60 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$42K – $59K
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First Student, Cook County, IL
21 income tax records
$21,500/yr
$17K – $25K

Bus Driver demographics in Chicago, IL

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93% are single
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7% are married
have kids icon
44% have kids
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19% own a home

Bus Driver salaries by age in Chicago, IL

$0
$13,125
$26,250
$39,375
$52,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Bus Drivers in Chicago, IL

352 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a bus driver in Chicago, IL is $39,500 per year. Bus driver salaries in Chicago, IL can vary between $17,500 to $73,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 352 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as bus driver.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for bus drivers near Chicago, IL: Chicago Transit Authority ($49,500 a year), Pace Suburban Bus Service ($49,500 a year), and First Student ($21,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for bus drivers near Chicago, IL: Calumet City, IL ($48,500 a year), Madison, WI ($44,000 a year), and Milwaukee, WI ($43,500 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.