Transit Operator salary in the United States

Average salary
Based on 1,098 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Transit Operators make?
The average total salary for a Transit Operator is $52,500 per year. This is based on data from 1,098 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Transit Operator and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Transit Operator salary can vary between $20,500 to $94,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Transit Operator salary by company

Average salary per year*
Salary range**
City And County Of San Francisco, Contra Costa County, CA
25 income tax records
$40K – $102K
King County, Pierce County, WA
38 income tax records
$53K – $96K
Pierce Transit, Pierce County, WA
30 income tax records
$37K – $85K
Salem Area Mass Transit District, Marion County, OR
12 income tax records
$52K – $78K
City Of Madison Room 406, Dane County, WI
25 income tax records
$35K – $63K
Whatcom Transportation Authority, Whatcom County, WA
25 income tax records
$38K – $58K
City Of Gainesville, Alachua County, FL
14 income tax records
$18K – $41K
City Of El Paso, El Paso County, TX
17 income tax records
$19K – $47K

Transit Operator demographics in United States

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63% are single
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37% are married
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38% have kids
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44% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Transit Operators in United States

1,098 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a transit operator in the United States is $52,500 per year. Transit operator salaries in the United States can vary between $20,500 to $94,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,098 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as transit operator.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for transit operators in the United States: City and County of San Francisco ($78,000 a year), King County ($74,500 a year), and Pierce Transit ($63,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for transit operators in the United States: San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($73,500 a year), Seattle Metro Area, WA ($70,000 a year), and New York Metro Area, NY ($65,000 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.