How much does a Bus Driver make?

Updated 20 Jan 2022
US$36,149 /yr
Average Base Pay

2,358 salaries

US$26K

Low

US$36K

Average

US$51K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Bus Driver make? The national average salary for a Bus Driver is $36,149 in United States. Filter by location to see Bus Driver salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 2,358 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Bus Driver employees.

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Stagecoach
2.9

Stagecoach

Bus Driver - Hourly

£12

 /hr
Range: £4 - £22
245 salaries
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£4

£22

£4 - £22 Range

FirstGroup
3

FirstGroup

Bus Driver - Hourly

£12

 /hr
Range: £9 - £14

£9

£14

£9 - £14 Range

Arriva Group
3.7

Arriva Group

Bus Driver - Hourly

£12

 /hr
Range: £9 - £17

£9

£17

£9 - £17 Range

Arriva
3.7

Arriva

Bus Driver - Hourly

£11

 /hr
Range: £10 - £15

£10

£15

£10 - £15 Range

Go-Ahead Group
3.1

Go-Ahead Group

Bus Driver

£28,102

 /yr
Range: £18K - £38K

£18K

£38K

£18,311 - £37,812 Range

Metroline
2.9

Metroline

Bus Driver

£31,827

 /yr
Range: £27K - £46K

£27K

£46K

£26,974 - £45,778 Range

First Bus

Bus Driver - Hourly

£12

 /hr
Range: £9 - £13

£9

£13

£9 - £13 Range

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National Express
3.5

National Express

Bus Driver - Hourly

£11

 /hr
Range: £9 - £14

£9

£14

£9 - £14 Range

Go-Ahead London
3.4

Go-Ahead London

Bus Driver - Hourly

£15

 /hr
Range: £11 - £17

£11

£17

£11 - £17 Range

Abellio
3.2

Abellio

Bus Driver - Hourly

£14

 /hr
Range: £12 - £16

£12

£16

£12 - £16 Range

Lothian Buses
2.9

Lothian Buses

Bus Driver

£28,000

 /yr
Range: £24K - £35K

£24K

£35K

£24,447 - £34,663 Range

Go North East
3

Go North East

Bus Driver - Hourly

£11

 /hr
Range: £9 - £14

£9

£14

£9 - £14 Range

National Express West Midlands
3.3

National Express West Midlands

Bus Driver - Hourly

£11

 /hr
Range: £10 - £20

£10

£20

£10 - £20 Range

Nottingham City Transport
3.6

Nottingham City Transport

Bus Driver - Hourly

£12

 /hr
Range: £10 - £12

£10

£12

£10 - £12 Range

Brighton & Hove Buses
3.3

Brighton & Hove Buses

Bus Driver - Hourly

£13

 /hr
Range: £12 - £182

£12

£182

£12 - £182 Range

Translink
4.1

Translink

Bus Driver

£24,957

 /yr
Range: £24K - £28K

£24K

£28K

£23,535 - £27,788 Range

Arriva UK Bus
2.9

Arriva UK Bus

Bus Driver - Hourly

£13

 /hr
Range: £11 - £15

£11

£15

£11 - £15 Range

Tower Transit Operations
3.8

Tower Transit Operations

Bus Driver - Hourly

£14

 /hr
Range: £13 - £21

£13

£21

£13 - £21 Range

trentbarton
2.8

trentbarton

Bus Driver - Hourly

£11

 /hr
Range: £9 - £14

£9

£14

£9 - £14 Range

3.5

Stagecoach

Bus Driver - Hourly

£12

 /hr
Range: £10 - £13

£10

£13

£10 - £13 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Bus Driver salaries

The national average salary for a Bus Driver is £24,077 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Bus Driver salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 844 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Bus Driver employees.

The highest salary for a Bus Driver in United Kingdom is £31,782 per year.

The lowest salary for a Bus Driver in United Kingdom is £18,240 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent bus driver salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

£12
hourly
A Bus Driver in the London Area area reported making £12 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
£37,035
per year
A Bus Driver in the London Area area reported making £37,035 per year
Additional Pay
£1k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£11
hourly
A Bus Driver in the Brighton Area area reported making £11 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Brighton Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£30,519
per year
A Bus Driver in the Northampton Area area reported making £30,519 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Northampton Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£12
hourly
A Bus Driver in the London Area area reported making £12 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
£25,904
per year
A Bus Driver in the Edinburgh Area area reported making £25,904 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Edinburgh Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
£12
hourly
A Van Driver in the Nottingham Area area reported making £12 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Nottingham Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment