Bus driver earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Bus driver salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $55,590
Alabama $27,160
Arkansas $28,259
Arizona $35,739
California $50,760
Colorado $38,560
Connecticut $50,550
District of Columbia $37,040
Delaware $39,600
Florida $30,550
Georgia $27,760
Guam $19,750
Hawaii $44,050
Iowa $34,380
Idaho $30,280
Illinois $48,552
Indiana $33,011
Kansas $31,230
Kentucky $33,910
Louisiana $35,260
Massachusetts $51,680
Maryland $38,340
Maine $37,160
Michigan $33,620
Minnesota $38,920
Missouri $37,070
Mississippi $28,680
Montana $36,300
North Carolina $29,710
North Dakota $36,170
Nebraska $40,440
New Hampshire $41,870
New Jersey $49,670
New Mexico $28,790
Nevada $36,370
New York $67,040
Ohio $38,380
Oklahoma $26,110
Oregon $50,870
Pennsylvania $35,801
Puerto Rico $27,990
Rhode Island $37,610
South Carolina $33,880
South Dakota $32,830
Tennessee $36,020
Texas $39,030
Utah $35,850
Virginia $40,930
Vermont $41,250
Washington $58,980
Wisconsin $47,790
West Virginia $33,720
Wyoming $36,270

How do bus driver salaries compare to similar careers?

Bus drivers earn 6% less than similar careers in Mississippi. On average, they make less than cargo and freight agents but more than taxi drivers.

Career Median Salary
Cargo and freight agent salary $39K
Truck driver salary $40K
Sailor salary $39K
Travel agent salary $33K
Delivery service driver salary $28K
Bus driver salary $29K
Shipping/Receiving clerk salary $28K
Highway maintenance worker salary $27K
Courier salary $26K
Taxi driver salary $22K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)