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Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity

Job Information

Drive bus or motor coach, including regular route operations, charters, and private carriage. May assist passengers with baggage. May collect fares or tickets.


  • Opportunities should be good, although applicants for higher paying public transit bus driver positions may encounter competition.
  • State and Federal governments establish bus driver qualifications and standards, which include a commercial driver's license.
  • Work schedules vary considerably among various types of bus drivers.
  • Bus drivers must possess strong customer service skills, including communication skills and the ability to manage large groups of people with varying needs.


Personality I'm hands on
Salary $35,720/yr ($17.86/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education High School diploma