School Bus Driver salary in the United States

Average salary
$25,000/yr
Based on 15,562 income tax records
$16,000
$46,500
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$23K
 
$24K
 
$24K
 
$26K
 
$25K
$16,000
$46,500
How much do School Bus Drivers make?
The average total salary for a School Bus Driver is $25,000 per year. This is based on data from 15,562 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as School Bus Driver and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. School Bus Driver salary can vary between $16,000 to $46,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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School Bus Driver salary by location

School Bus Driver salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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San Diego Unified School District, San Diego County, CA
33 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$29K – $60K
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Los Angeles Unified School District, Los Angeles County, CA
37 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$29K – $65K
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Poway Unified School District, San Diego County, CA
11 income tax records
$40,000/yr
$30K – $47K
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Cleveland Municipal School Dis, Cuyahoga County, OH
13 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$23K – $58K
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Suffolk Transportation Services, Suffolk County, NY
24 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$25K – $51K
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Austin Independent School District, Travis County, TX
17 income tax records
$36,000/yr
$24K – $52K
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Shenendehowa Csd, Saratoga County, NY
13 income tax records
$36,000/yr
$23K – $49K
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Metro Nashville Public Schools, Davidson County, TN
10 income tax records
$36,000/yr
$27K – $41K
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Riverside Unified School District, Riverside County, CA
24 income tax records
$36,000/yr
$22K – $55K
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Fairfax County Public Schools, Fairfax County, VA
42 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$22K – $55K
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Bethel School District, Pierce County, WA
28 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$24K – $43K
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Wappingers School District, Dutchess County, NY
16 income tax records
$34,000/yr
$18K – $61K
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Issaquah School District, King County, WA
15 income tax records
$34,000/yr
$22K – $59K
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Montgomery County Public Schools, Montgomery County, MD
18 income tax records
$33,000/yr
$25K – $46K
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Loudoun County Public Schools, Loudoun County, VA
28 income tax records
$33,000/yr
$21K – $54K
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Puyallup School District, Pierce County, WA
14 income tax records
$32,500/yr
$20K – $42K
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Gwinnett County Public Schools, Gwinnett County, GA
30 income tax records
$32,500/yr
$23K – $46K
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Columbus City Schools, Franklin County, OH
33 income tax records
$32,500/yr
$20K – $57K
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The School District Of Lee County, Lee County, FL
22 income tax records
$32,500/yr
$20K – $39K
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Northshore School District, Snohomish County, WA
10 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$29K – $36K
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Prince George's County Public Schools, Prince George's County, MD
22 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$23K – $67K
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Jefferson County Schools, Jefferson County, KY
49 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$18K – $44K
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Baltimore County Public Schools, Baltimore County, MD
23 income tax records
$31,500/yr
$23K – $38K
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Wake County Public School System, Wake County, NC
37 income tax records
$31,000/yr
$20K – $44K
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Dallas Independent School District, Dallas County, TX
22 income tax records
$31,000/yr
$20K – $39K
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First Student, Plymouth County, MA
19 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$17K – $43K
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Houston County Board Of Educatio, Houston County, GA
10 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$21K – $37K
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Fort Worth Independent School, Tarrant County, TX
13 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$27K – $40K
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Garland Independent School District, Dallas County, TX
17 income tax records
$30,500/yr
$18K – $40K
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Washoe County School District, Washoe County, NV
20 income tax records
$29,000/yr
$20K – $41K
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Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District, Harris County, TX
35 income tax records
$28,500/yr
$17K – $47K
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Orange County Public Schools, Orange County, FL
24 income tax records
$27,500/yr
$22K – $39K
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State Of Delaware, New Castle County, DE
21 income tax records
$27,500/yr
$19K – $37K
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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, Mecklenburg County, NC
37 income tax records
$27,000/yr
$20K – $38K
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Pinellas County School, Pinellas County, FL
31 income tax records
$27,000/yr
$20K – $36K
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Cobb County School District, Cobb County, GA
26 income tax records
$26,500/yr
$20K – $36K
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Chesterfield County Public Schools, Chesterfield County, VA
21 income tax records
$26,500/yr
$18K – $35K
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Prince William County Public Schools, Prince William County, VA
45 income tax records
$26,500/yr
$17K – $46K
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DeKalb County School District, DeKalb County, GA
20 income tax records
$26,000/yr
$20K – $31K
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Northside Isd, Bexar County, TX
33 income tax records
$26,000/yr
$15K – $37K
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Hillsborough County Public Schools, Hillsborough County, FL
47 income tax records
$26,000/yr
$17K – $37K
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Polk County Public Schools, Polk County, FL
40 income tax records
$25,000/yr
$17K – $38K
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Conroe Independent School District, Montgomery County, TX
24 income tax records
$25,000/yr
$18K – $32K
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Sarasota County School Board, Sarasota County, FL
20 income tax records
$23,500/yr
$17K – $32K
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Evergreen Sd No 114, Clark County, WA
29 income tax records
$23,500/yr
$16K – $35K
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Pasco County Schools, Pasco County, FL
28 income tax records
$23,000/yr
$18K – $33K
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The School Board Of Miami-Dade County, Miami-Dade County, FL
25 income tax records
$23,000/yr
$20K – $30K
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North East Independent School District, Bernalillo County, NM
22 income tax records
$22,500/yr
$18K – $31K
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Virginia Beach City Public Schools, Virginia Beach County, VA
48 income tax records
$22,000/yr
$16K – $31K

School Bus Driver demographics in United States

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55% are single
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45% are married
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39% have kids
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41% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for School Bus Drivers in United States

15,562 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a school bus driver in the United States is $25,000 per year. School bus driver salaries in the United States can vary between $16,000 to $46,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 15,562 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as school bus driver.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for school bus drivers in the United States: San Diego Unified School District ($49,500 a year), Los Angeles Unified School District ($47,000 a year), and Poway Unified School District ($40,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for school bus drivers in the United States: San Diego Metro Area, CA ($40,000 a year), Sacramento Metro Area, CA ($37,500 a year), and Los Angeles Metro Area, CA ($33,500 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.