School Bus Driver salary in Illinois

Average salary
Based on 595 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do School Bus Drivers make?
The average total salary for a School Bus Driver is $23,000 per year. This is based on data from 595 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 $42,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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School Bus Driver salary by company

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Salary range**
Illinois School District U46, Illinois
15 income tax records
$17K – $41K
First Student, Illinois
113 income tax records
$16K – $40K
Durham D&M, Illinois
19 income tax records
$17K – $45K
Lakeside Transportation Division, Illinois
10 income tax records
$16K – $31K
Illinois Central School Bus, Illinois
33 income tax records
$15K – $34K
Septran, Illinois
12 income tax records
$17K – $25K

School Bus Driver demographics in Illinois

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57% are single
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43% are married
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38% have kids
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41% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for School Bus Drivers in Illinois

595 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a school bus driver in Illinois is $23,000 per year. School bus driver salaries in Illinois can vary between $16,000 to $42,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 595 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 Illinois: Illinois School District U46 ($30,000 a year), First Student ($24,000 a year), and Durham D&M ($24,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for school bus drivers in Illinois: Elgin, IL ($29,000 a year), Joliet, IL ($25,500 a year), and Springfield, IL ($25,500 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.