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Transit Operator salary in the United States

Average total salary*
$53,500/yr
Average per year
$53,500
Average per year
$53,500
$25,500
Total salary range**
$96,000
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Based on 409 income tax records from TurboTax
How much do Transit Operators make in the United States?
The average total salary for a Transit Operator in the United States is $53,500 per year. This is based on data from 409 Intuit users who reported their occupation as Transit Operator in 2019 and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Average per year
$53,500
Average per year
$53,500
$25,500
Total salary range**
$96,000
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Based on 409 income tax records from TurboTax
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Salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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City And County Of San Francisco, Contra Costa County, CA
10 income tax records
$86,000/yr
$74K – $94K
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Pierce Transit, Pierce County, WA
12 income tax records
$72,000/yr
$66K – $77K
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King County, Snohomish County, WA
18 income tax records
$69,500/yr
$52K – $75K
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City Of Madison Room 406, Dane County, WI
10 income tax records
$59,000/yr
$56K – $62K
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Salem Area Mass Transit District, Marion County, OR
10 income tax records
$57,500/yr
$56K – $59K
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Whatcom Transportation Authority, Whatcom County, WA
11 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$47K – $57K

Salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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San Francisco Metro Area, CA
49 income tax records
$67,000/yr
$51K – $87K
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Seattle Metro Area, WA
139 income tax records
$66,500/yr
$50K – $77K
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Madison Metro Area, WI
13 income tax records
$58,000/yr
$53K – $62K
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Salem Metro Area, OR
10 income tax records
$57,500/yr
$56K – $59K
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Bellingham Metro Area, WA
12 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$47K – $57K
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El Paso Metro Area, TX
11 income tax records
$36,000/yr
$30K – $39K

Transit Operator demographics

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65% are single
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35% are married
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41% have kids
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27% own a home

Transit Operator salaries by age

$0
$14,750
$29,500
$44,250
$59,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Transit Operators

409 full-time salaries from 2019

How much do similar occupations make?

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Operator
22,878 income tax records
$45,500/yr
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Train Operator
248 income tax records
$73,000/yr
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Ride Operator
292 income tax records
$20,500/yr
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Terminal Operator
350 income tax records
$61,500/yr
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.