Bus Drivers, Transit And Intercity

Training Requirements for Bus Drivers, Transit And Intercity

Bus drivers, transit and intercity need a high school diploma or equivalent and moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Bus drivers, transit and intercity
Percent
Less than High School 8.4
High School 44.0
Some College 29.6
Associates Degree 8.5
Bachelors Degree 7.2
Masters Degree 2.0
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.4

Employment Outlook for Bus Drivers, Transit And Intercity

This represents about 167,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 9,000 more bus drivers, transit and intercity but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 31,000 more.

Typical Income for Bus Drivers, Transit And Intercity

Hourly Income

On average,bus drivers, transit and intercity make $20.09 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Bus drivers, transit and intercity $11.46 $14.37 $19.13 $24.87 $30.91
Transportation and material moving occupations $9.21 $10.91 $14.78 $20.76 $28.50
Motor vehicle operators $9.34 $12.17 $16.82 $22.38 $28.66
Bus drivers $9.15 $11.81 $15.35 $19.58 $24.46
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, bus drivers, transit and intercity make $41,780 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Bus drivers, transit and intercity $23,840 $29,890 $39,790 $51,720 $64,290
Transportation and material moving occupations $19,150 $22,680 $30,730 $43,170 $59,270
Motor vehicle operators $19,430 $25,300 $34,980 $46,550 $59,610
Bus drivers $19,020 $24,570 $31,920 $40,720 $50,870
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

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

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