Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity

4.3/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $22.07 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 83% (Robots are watching)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others
Social Perceptiveness
very important
quite important
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What do you think the risk of automation is?

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity' job openings is expected to rise 21% by 2030
'Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity' is expected to be a very fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity' was $45,900, or $22.07 hourly
'Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity' are paid 9.4% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 162,850 people employed as Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity.
This represents around 0.12% of the employed workforce across the United States.

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: 53-3052.00

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