The salary statistics of school or special client bus drivers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of school or special client bus drivers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The school or special client bus drivers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$18,790|
|25th Percentile Wage||$23,780|
|50th Percentile Wage||$31,060|
|75th Percentile Wage||$38,950|
|90th Percentile Wage||$47,860|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for school or special client bus drivers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) school or special client bus drivers is $47,860. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $31,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,790. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 154% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of school or special client bus drivers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of school or special client bus drivers in 12 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for school or special client bus drivers occupations is the retail trade sector with an annual salary $48,710. The lowest paying sector is the health care and social assistance sector (annual salary $25,470).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Retail Trade|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
From the above tables we note that not only school or special client bus drivers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of school or special client bus drivers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $17,860 to $48,610. The highest paying state for school or special client bus drivers is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $48,610. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $17,860. For more salary information of school or special client bus drivers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|District of Columbia|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|New York|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|Virgin Islands|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |