All data is specific to San Diego County

Fast Facts?

  • Average Annual Salary $40,366
  • Hourly Pay Entry Level: $13.63
    Median: $19.41
    Experienced: $22.01
  • Growth (2014-2019)15%
  • Openings (2014-2019)97
  • Current Employment 2,272
  • Projected Employment 2,359
  • Typical Entry-level Education High school diploma or equivalent

Bus Drivers, School or Special Client

Employment, 2004 - 2019

Top Knowledge,
Skills and Abilities

  • TECHNICAL
  • Bus Driving
  • First Aid
  • Record Keeping
  • Purchasing
  • Instruction
  • NON-TECHNICAL
  • Teamwork
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Problem Solving
  • Computer Skills
  • Building Relationships

occupational tasks

  • Follow safety rules as students board and exit buses or cross streets near bus stops
  • Comply with traffic regulations to operate vehicles in a safe and courteous manner
  • Maintain order among pupils during trips to ensure safety
  • Check the condition of a vehicle's tires, brakes, windshield wipers, lights, oil, fuel, water, and safety equipment to ensure that everything is in working order
  • Escort small children across roads and highways

Gender Breakdown: Male/Female (percentages)