Bus Driver Salaries in California

Salary estimated from 1,548 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: September 14, 2019
Average in California
$18.21 per hour
18% Above national average
  • Most Reported
$7.25
$34.45
Salary Distribution

How much does a Bus Driver make in California?

The average salary for a Bus Driver is $18.21 per hour in California, which is 18% above the national average. Salary estimates are based on 1,548 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Bus Driver employees, users, and collected from past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. The typical tenure for a Bus Driver is 1-3 years.

Job openings for Bus Driver

  • Transit Operator
    City & County of San Francisco
    4.1
    San Francisco, CA
    $37.14 an hour
  • MOTORCOACH BUS DRIVERS
    Coach USA
    3.4
    Sacramento, CA
    $47,000 - $71,000 a year
  • Temporary Pool - Bus Driver
    Ohlone College
    4.4
    Fremont, CA
    $30 - $40 an hour
  • Bus Driver
    Montebello Unified School District
    4.0
    California
    $19.64 - $25.83 an hour
  • Driver - PRN
    Willow Springs
    2.5
    Redding, CA
  • Driver In Training
    National Express
    3.1
    Irvine, CA
    $19.38 an hour
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Bus Driver salaries by company in California
CompanyAverage salary
$40.00 per hour
$26.09 per hour
$23.77 per hour
$21.53 per hour
$20.61 per hour
$29.65 per hour
$29.08 per hour
$26.82 per hour
$25.09 per hour
$23.17 per hour
Bus Driver salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$17.98 per hour
$21.48 per hour
$24.51 per hour
$18.31 per hour
$18.42 per hour