Bus drivers, school

Detailed Occupation

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2020 Workforce
304k
Average Age
53.5
Average Salary
$27,608
Average Male Salary
$29,927
Average Female Salary
$25,658

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Bus drivers, school and on wages and locations for those in the field. Elementary & secondary schools is the industry that employs the most Bus drivers, school, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Bus drivers, school, by average wage, is Construction. Bus drivers, school are paid most in Pelham Parkway, Morris Park & Laconia PUMA, NY but are relatively concentrated in Cincinnati City (West) PUMA, OH.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$27,608
AVERAGE SALARY
± $1,235

In 2020, Bus drivers, school earned an average of $27,608, $28,346 less than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Helpers, construction trades make somewhat more than Bus drivers, school while Bartenders make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Bus drivers, school as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.356
WAGE GINI

In 2019, Bus drivers, school had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.356, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Bus drivers, school (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Bus drivers, school.

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Bus drivers, school.

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Industries

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Bus drivers, school, by average wage, are Construction, Justice, public order, & safety activities , and Administration of economic programs & space research.

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Industries by Share

304k
2020 Workforce
± 13,519
−2.87%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 6.43%

The number of people employed as Bus drivers, school has been declining at a rate of −2.87%, from 312,838 people in 2019 to 303,845 people in 2020.

This graphic shows the share of Bus drivers, school employed by various industries. Elementary & secondary schools employs the largest share of Bus drivers, school at  54.7%, followed by Bus service & urban transit with 40.1% and Child day care services with 1.11%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Bus drivers, school in the US. The average age of male Bus drivers, school in the workforce is 56.6 and of female Bus drivers, school is 50.9, and the most common race/ethnicity for Bus drivers, school is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

139k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 9,144
165k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 9,968

54.3% of Bus drivers, school are Female, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex breakdown of Bus drivers, school.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Bus drivers, school
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. White (Hispanic)

59.3% of Bus drivers, school are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 23.5% of Bus drivers, school, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Bus drivers, school.

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Age by Sex

56.6
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 0.909
50.9
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 0.726

The median age of Bus drivers, school is 53.5, and Male employees are generally 5.65 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

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

Majors

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