Bus Driver salary in Illinois

Average salary
Based on 1,089 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Bus Drivers make?
The average total salary for a Bus Driver is $35,000 per year. This is based on data from 1,089 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 $73,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Bus Driver salary by company

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Salary range**
Greater Peoria Mass Transit Dist, Illinois
10 income tax records
$43K – $81K
Champaign Urbana Mass Transit Di, Illinois
34 income tax records
$21K – $75K
Bistate Development Agency, Illinois
12 income tax records
$41K – $69K
Pace Suburban Bus Service, Illinois
95 income tax records
$26K – $70K
Chicago Transit Authority, Illinois
308 income tax records
$22K – $82K
MV Transportation, Illinois
13 income tax records
$33K – $61K
First GroupAmerica, Illinois
17 income tax records
$19K – $50K
Illinois School District U46, Illinois
16 income tax records
$19K – $41K
First Student, Illinois
88 income tax records
$16K – $46K
Durham D&M, Illinois
11 income tax records
$19K – $40K
Illinois Central School Bus, Illinois
25 income tax records
$16K – $34K

Bus Driver demographics in Illinois

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71% are single
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29% are married
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45% have kids
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38% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Bus Drivers in Illinois

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The average salary for a bus driver in Illinois is $35,000 per year. Bus driver salaries in Illinois can vary between $17,000 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 1,089 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as bus driver.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for bus drivers in Illinois: Greater Peoria Mass Transit Dist ($63,500 a year), Champaign Urbana Mass Transit Di ($56,500 a year), and Bistate Development Agency ($53,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for bus drivers in Illinois: Chicago Heights, IL ($48,000 a year), Riverdale, IL ($47,500 a year), and Champaign, IL ($44,500 a year).
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
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.