School or Special Client Bus Driver Salary Information in Odessa, Texas

The annual and hourly salary statistics of school or special client bus drivers in Odessa, Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of school or special client bus drivers in Odessa is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of School or Special Client Bus Drivers in Odessa, Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,440
25th Percentile Wage
$33,330
50th Percentile Wage
$36,570
75th Percentile Wage
$39,820
90th Percentile Wage
$46,290

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for school or special client bus drivers in Odessa, Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $46,290. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $36,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $22,440.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of school or special client bus drivers from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$36,570
2.19% 2.19%
2016
$35,770
8.33% -
2015
$32,790
-9.09% -
2012
$35,770
- -

Table 3. Compare School or Special Client Bus Driver Salary in Odessa with Other Texas Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $36,570, Odessa is the highest paying city for school or special client bus drivers in state of Texas, followed by Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown (median annual salary $32,530). In comparison, the median annual salary of school or special client bus drivers in Odessa is 11.0 percent (11.0%) higher than that in Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Odessa
$36,570
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$32,530
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$31,800
Midland
$31,030
Fort Worth-Arlington
$30,780
Sherman-Denison
$30,780
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$30,560
El Paso
$30,170
Amarillo
$29,370
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$29,230
Laredo
$29,220
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$28,320
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$28,220
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$28,200
Corpus Christi
$28,130
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$28,120
Waco
$27,990
Victoria
$27,980
Tyler
$27,110
Longview
$26,110
Abilene
$25,790
College Station-Bryan
$25,050
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$24,300
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$24,090
San Angelo
$23,950
Lubbock
$23,640
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$23,640
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$23,240
Wichita Falls
$20,810
Brownsville-Harlingen
$20,430
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$19,720
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$19,050
Texarkana-Texarkana
$18,500



See also: Top paying jobs in Odessa, Texas.