Bus Driver Jobs

Bus Driver Jobs Overview


Bus driving jobs are found in both metropolitan and rural locations where they are frequently hired by transit authorities and school districts for daily commutes. Drivers also work for a variety of travel and transportation companies to take passengers to popular destinations across the country. Driving a bus requires advanced driving skills as well as the ability to follow directions, communicate with passengers and dispatchers, and keep up with maintenance and other important logs. The working hours for Bus Driver jobs can be either a highly scheduled routine or more flexible, depending on the position.

Bus Drivers spend the majority of their working hours driving or sitting behind the wheel of their vehicle. In some positions, moving baggage and assisting passengers may also be a part of the job. Many schedules worked by Bus Drivers include early mornings, late nights and weekend work.

Bus Driver Education Requirements and Qualifications


Most employers are looking for applicants who have a high school diploma or equivalent. A Bus Driver must have a valid driver's license and safe driving record. In addition, most drivers are required to have their commercial driver's license and complete a required training program. For school Bus Drivers, a criminal background check may be necessary. Municipal and travel-oriented jobs may be more flexible.

Bus Driver Job Market


According to recent statistics, bus driving jobs are expected to increase by about 9 percent by the year 2022. This represents about average job growth. Many additional openings are expected due to older drivers retiring and leaving the occupation. Similar positions include Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity jobs.

Bus Driver Salaries


Transit, intercity and charter Bus Drivers have a median annual salary of $36,600 compared to school or special client drivers who earn a median of $28,080 per year. Drivers employed by local government agencies typically earn a higher salary.
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874 Bus Driver jobs found on Monster.

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DRIVER NEEDED The Potomac Valley Transit Authority is accepting applications for the position of part-time bus operator. Starting pay rate at $9.02 for Non Emergency Medical Transportation service and $11.34 for Regular Route service. Rate of pay will increase on both routes after 90 days. All applicants must have a clean driving record. Be able to pass a DOT physical and pass a pre-employment dru...
Keep the Wheels of Education Rolling! Join the Hillsborough County Public Schools transportation team as a Bus Driver. Benefits include: flexible hours; schools calendar vacation; employer sponsored health/life benefits, paid federal holidays, and veteran/spouse preference if eligible. For additional information call Transportation Services at 813-982-5521 or go to www.sdhc.k12.fl.us/transportatio...
First Student Transportation is Hiring!! Bus Drivers Mechanics THE LARGEST SCHOOL BUS COMPANY IN NORTH AMERICA First Student provides student transportation in 38 U.S. states and 9 Canadian provinces while our fleet of more than 49,000 buses serves 6 million student riders every day. We’re not just a leading school bus company - we’re one of the world’s most extensive transportation operations of...
For over 70 years Krapf's has provided quality transportation services for most of Chester County's school districts and we rapidly expanded into Charter, Public Transit, and Para-transit. With over 1000 school buses in our fleet, we are one of the largest providers in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. In addition, we are certified by not only the U.S. Department of Transportation, but also by the...
For over 70 years Krapf's has provided quality transportation services for most of Chester County's school districts and we rapidly expanded into Charter, Public Transit, and Para-transit. With over 1000 school buses in our fleet, we are one of the largest providers in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. In addition, we are certified by not only the U.S. Department of Transportation, but also by the...
Elizabethtown, 12932
Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School District is seeking applicants for the following positions: Temporary Summer Cleaner Start immediately at $9.36/hour until 8/8. Temporary Summer Bus Driver Start immediately at $14/hour until 8/8. Substitutes for 2014-2015 school year Cafeteria, Teacher, Nurse RN, Bus Drivers & Cleaners Send letter of interest, resume, reference letters: Scott J. Osborne Superint...
SCHOOL BUS DRIVER Class B License PandS Endorsement Excellent Pay! Call: 865-388-6187 Posting provided by:...
Waukena ELEMENTARY SCHOOL is accepting applications for a F/T School Bus Driverustaint position. Valid School bus driver certificate, Class B CDL w/ passenger endorsement, and current valid medical certificate needed. Exp. desired. applicant selected for employment will be required to submit DOJ/FBI fingerprinting and negative TB test results at own expense. Online application on EdJoin.org or pic...
School Bus Drivers Job Description Are you ready to start a career with Reliant/ MV Transportation as a School Bus Driver? We are searching for applicants who are interested in launching a Driving Career as a School Bus Driver to the New York public school students for the 2014-2015 school year.We are offering paid training to obtain the CDL, and both the S (School Bus) and P (Passenger) endorseme...
Company Confidential Nashville, TN, 37205
Job Purpose: Wanted: Experienced bus driver. Davidson County, TN Independent School SeekingExperienced School Bus Driver part time approx. 80 hours per month part-time during school year only. Must haveflexible schedule. Valid CDL with passenger and air brake endorsementsrequired. Background Check Required. Duties: * Provides a safe vehicle by observing visual defects; checking operating systems i...
The Krapf Bus Companies, located in the greater Philadelphia area, have been owned and operated by the Krapf family for over 70 years. Now entering the third generation of family leadership, the companies continue to provide the best, most efficient and safest passenger transportation for anyone in the mid-Atlantic region. We offer charter service to your favorite places, line runs to popular dest...
Driver It’s not just transportation, it’s an experience. We are seeking an experienced CDL Driver to provide outstanding transportation for our residents, whether they’re in need of a ride to an appointment or out for a night on the town. The right person will be extremely outgoing, reliable and knowledgeable of the area surrounding our community. Our residents always have the opportunity to thriv...
HC077653: MeyerPark Charter School Houston, TX See Below To Apply Full & Part-Time School Bus Driver Must Have A CDL With P&S Endorsement Must Have 2 Years of Experience Send Resume To *****...
Elon College, 27244
Education Elon University is currently accepting applications for substitute Shuttle Bus Operators (three positions available). This is a temporary, part-time position (August - May). Hours will vary (7:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.). The Shuttle Bus Operator will operate up to a 39 passenger shuttle bus for students, faculty, staff and visitors on scheduled routes. Commercial driver's license Class C with...
Burlington, 27215
Drivers BUS/Van Driver FT needed for Retirement Community. Driver must be able to work a variety of hours, including evenings and weekends according to scheduled appointments and activities. Must have CDL class C/Passenger Endorsement. Clean driving record required. Good work ethic and dependability a must. Apply in person: Twin Lakes Community 3701 Wade Coble Drive Burlington, NC 27215...
Colorado Springs, 80916
TRANSPORTATION James Irwin Charter Schools is hiring a: Part Time School Bus Driver To apply for this position, please go to: WWW.JAMESIRWIN.ORG or Fax Resume to: 719-574-2098...
Company Confidential San Antonio, TX
NORTHSIDE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT School Bus Driver Job Fair Thursday, July 10, 2014 Hours: 9 AM 1 PM North Transportation Center 6323 W. Hausman Road, SAT 78249 Full-Time (40 hrs. guaranteed) and Part-Time (32 hrs. per week) positions available with full District benefits. - $12.64/hour with increase to $12.89 after 6-months - Paid training program We Invest in You! - 10 paid holidays - Multi...
BUS DRIVER KRAPF BUS COMPANIES BUS DRIVER HIRING FAIR Saturday, July 12 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 1030 Andrew Drive, West Chester, PA 19380 No Experience Necessary, We Provide CDL Training Meet with members of Operations to learn more about our current needs. All interested candidates will complete an application on site....
BUS DRIVER Head Start/TBD $9.32 per hour High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) with 2 years experience driving large transport vehicles; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Please refer to agency website atwww.ccap-inc.org for additional information and application. Closing Date: 07/25/2014 EO Employer...
Moundridge USD 423 has an opening for a Driver to transport one or more students during the school year. A CDL license is not required; however, would be valuable if wanting to pick up extra hours as a substitute bus driver. Excellent benefit package, including retirement and health insurance, is available with qualifying hours. For application www.usd423.org or USD 423, 526 E. Cole, Box K, Moundr...
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Transportation Career Tools

Bus Driver

Salaries

$18,000.00 - $47,840.00
Typical Salary for Bus Driver
(111 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

Education / Training

Some College Coursework Completed
26.7%
High School
25.6%
Bachelor's
17.4%
Associates
12.8%
Master's
5.8%
Vocational
4.7%
Certification
3.5%
Some High School Coursework
2.3%
(86 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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