Bus Driver Salary

The average salary for a Bus Driver in the UK is:


Job profile for a Bus Driver

check the bus seat belts and all of the daily inspections oil and water ect drive young children to school making sure that they all wear seat belts and reach school safely and the same on the way home. I work 20 hours a week ,its a important job you are a parent and a teacher and bus driver ,I am in total control of there safety .

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Bus Driver Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £18,125.

The average salary in 2009 was £23,951, based on 55 respondents (a difference of 32% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £15,670, based on 65 respondents (a difference of -53% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £25,589, based on 74 respondents (a difference of 63% from the 2010 figure.

The average salary in 2012 was £25,963, based on 32 respondents (a difference of 1% from the 2011 figure.

The median salary for a Bus Driver based on all salary survey responses is: £20,000

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for Bus Driver is £11.99.

Assorted Bus Driver Salary Information

£24,302East of England30-November-23
£20,000North West10-September-15
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Bus Driver Salary By UK Region

£37,500South East
£19,990South West
£19,250North West
£16,234Yorkshire and North East
£18,487East of England

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Bus Driver, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £17,979 for a worker in their 20s, £23,493 (30s), £27,808 (40s) and £27,808 (50s).
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The average salary figure above for a Bus Driver is considered highly likely to be representative of the UK market average due to the high number of respondents who had this exact job title.

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