Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity


Will "Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity" be replaced by AI & Robots?

It's quite likely this occupation will be replaced by robots/AI. This is further validated by our poll, which suggests a 64% chance of automation within the next 2 decades.

Automation Risk Level

Robots are watching

or 67% probability of automation

Projected Growth


by 2024

People Employed


as of 2018

Median Annual Wage


or $20.23 hourly

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Least likely

How this compares with other jobs: 377 out of 707

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How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?

People Employed (US)

Median Annual Wage (US)

Job description

Drive bus or motor coach, including regular route operations, charters, and private carriage. May assist passengers with baggage. May collect fares or tickets.

SOC Code: 53-3021

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Jack Carroll (Likely) says
Likely because there’s already self driving cars and it also saves wages
Aug 28, 2020 at 03:42 PM
Zach (Likely) says
Driverless cars are already on the horizon; driverless buses won't be long away.
Aug 23, 2020 at 05:43 PM
T4NG4R4 (Could go either way) says
It depends on which companies want to use automated buses
Jul 15, 2019 at 01:07 AM

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