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Bus Driver

284

Statewide
Job Postings
176th

Out of 439
Jobs In-Demand
1,840

Currently Employed
in Indiana
$15.64 - $21.09

Avg. Hourly Wage
Indiana
$14.37 - $24.87

Avg. Hourly Wage
USA
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Bus Driver - Indiana Regions Overview:

The graph above shows that there were 284 job postings for the occupation of Bus Driver in Indiana during 2013 and 2014. The vertical bar chart shows which regions had the most demand for Bus Driver. These numbers represent current demand as advertised in online job postings and do not necessarily indicate projected job growth in the future. Nevertheless, these numbers are a valid barometer for gauging recent job demand statewide and regionally in Indiana.

What Bus Driver Do:

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

Common Job Activities:

  • Drive vehicles over specified routes or to specified destinations according to time schedules, complying with traffic regulations to ensure that passengers have a smooth and safe ride.
  • Park vehicles at loading areas so that passengers can board.
  • Inspect vehicles and check gas, oil, and water levels prior to departure.
  • Advise passengers to be seated and orderly while on vehicles.
  • Assist passengers, such as elderly or disabled individuals, on and off bus, ensure they are seated properly, help carry baggage, and answer questions about bus schedules or routes.
  • Handle passenger emergencies or disruptions.
  • Record information, such as cash receipts and ticket fares, and maintain log book.
  • Collect tickets or cash fares from passengers.
  • Regulate heating, lighting, and ventilating systems for passenger comfort.
  • Report delays or accidents.
  • Maintain cleanliness of bus or motor coach.
  • Load and unload baggage in baggage compartments.
  • Make minor repairs to vehicle and change tires.

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