Bus Driver Salary

£10.20
per hour
per year
£23,000
per year
per hour

Bus Driver - Average Salary

The average salary for a Bus Driver is £10.20 net per hour (£23,000 gross per year), which is £6,600 (-22%) lower than the UK's national average salary.
A Bus Driver can expect an average starting pay of £8.50. The highest pay rates can exceed £13.50.
£8.50
Low
£10.20
Average
£13.50
High
£16,000
Low
£23,000
Average
£35,000
High

Bus Driver Salary - Distribution

Low
£8.50
Average
£10.20
Experienced
£12
High
£13.50
Low
£16,000
Average
£23,000
Experienced
£29,000
High
£35,000
Trainee Bus Drivers tend to have the lowest pay, while Abellio and Go Ahead Bus Drivers enjoy the highest salaries.

Bus Driver - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Go Ahead Bus Driver£11.40/hour
+12% 
Abellio Bus Driver£10.70/hour
+5% 
Stagecoach Bus Driver£10.40/hour
+2% 
Metroline Bus Driver£10.40/hour
+2% 
Arriva Bus Driver£9.50/hour
 -7%
First Bus Driver£9.40/hour
 -8%
Trainee Bus Driver£8.80/hour
 -14%

Bus Driver - Pay by Experience Level

A no experience Bus Driver with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of £8.50 net per hour. A mid career Bus Driver with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £9.90, while an experienced Bus Driver with 10-20 years of experience makes on average £12. Bus Drivers with more than 20 years of experience earn £13.10 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Bus Driver

Late Career▲ +28%
Experienced▲ +18%
Average Salary£10.20/hour
Mid Career▼ -3%
No Experience▼ -17%

Gender Breakdown

Female
28%
Male
72%

Bus Driver - Jobs by Location

Bus Driver - Related Salaries (per year)

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Bus Driver jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months.
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