Information About Bus Drivers, Transit And Intercity

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Training

Bus drivers, transit and intercity need moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Bus drivers, transit and intercity
Training for Bus Drivers, Transit And Intercity
Percent
Less than High School 11.1
High School 48.1
Some College 26.5
Associates Degree 6.8
Bachelors Degree 5.9
Masters Degree 1.2
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.4

Employment

Represents about 193,000 people in the United States- 1.2% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 16,000 more bus drivers, transit and intercity but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 49,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, bus drivers, transit and intercity make $18.00 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Bus drivers, transit and intercity $10.10 $12.70 $17.10 $22.90 $27.60
Transportation and material moving occupations $8.52 $10.00 $13.80 $19.20 $26.30
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, bus drivers, transit and intercity make $37,440 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Bus drivers, transit and intercity $21,080 $26,570 $35,720 $47,800 $57,410
Transportation and material moving occupations $17,730 $20,860 $28,760 $39,990 $54,860
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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