Bus drivers, school

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2019 Workforce
319k
Average Age
55
Average Salary
$25,979
Average Male Salary
$27,252
Average Female Salary
$24,998

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 Services incidental to transportation. Bus drivers, school are paid most in Brookhaven Town (South) PUMA, NY but are relatively concentrated in Islip Town (South) PUMA, NY.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$25,979
AVERAGE SALARY
± $1,244

In 2019, Bus drivers, school earned an average of $25,979, $29,545 less than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Sewing machine operators make somewhat more than Bus drivers, school while Miscellaneous agricultural workers, including animal breeders 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

0.328
WAGE GINI

In 2019, Bus drivers, school had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.328, 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

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Bus drivers, school

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

Most Common

The most common industries employing Bus drivers, school, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools, Bus service & urban transit, and Child day care services.

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Industries by Share

319k
2019 Workforce
± 13,851
14.3%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 5.56%

The number of people employed as Bus drivers, school has been growing at a rate of 14.3%, from 279,029 people in 2018 to 318,945 people in 2019.

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  64.5%, followed by Bus service & urban transit with 32.7% and Child day care services with 1.06%.

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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 58.5 and of female Bus drivers, school is 52.3, and the most common race/ethnicity for Bus drivers, school is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

139k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 9,143
180k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 10,414

56.5% of Bus drivers, school are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender 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)

64% of Bus drivers, school are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 19.9% 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 Gender

58.5
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 0.871
52.3
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 0.678

The median age of Bus drivers, school is 55, and Male employees are generally 6.2 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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