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Total Workforce
608,347
Average Age
51.9
Estimated Job Growth
5.6%
10-Year Projection
Average Salary
$27,270
Average Male Salary
$30,938
Average Female Salary
$22,914

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Bus drivers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Bus service & urban transit is the industry that employs the most Bus drivers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Bus drivers, by average wage, is Traveler accommodation. Bus drivers are paid most in Conway City & Red Hill PUMA, SC but are relatively concentrated in Islip Town (Northwest) PUMA, NY.

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Wage Distribution

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Spatial Concentration

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Highest Paying

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Industries by Share

Diversity

Demographic information on Bus drivers in the US. The average age of male Bus drivers in the workforce is 53.8 and of female Bus drivers is 49.7, and the most common race/ethnicity for Bus drivers is White.

Gender Composition

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Age by Gender

Education

Data on higher education choices for Bus drivers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Bus drivers is Business but a relatively high number of Bus drivers hold a major in Natural Resources & Conservation.

Majors

Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Bus drivers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Bus drivers need many skills, but most especially Operation and Control, Operation Monitoring, and Critical Thinking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Bus drivers need more than the average amount of Equipment Maintenance, Repairing, and Operation and Control.

Radar Distribution

The closest comparable data for the Detailed Occupation Bus drivers is from the Major Occupation Group Transportation and Material Moving Occupations.
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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Bus drivers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 6.5%, but Bus drivers are expected to see a growth of 5.6% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

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