Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity

Prospects: Very Favorable

*According to projected annual openings and year-over-year growth

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

Number of positions

2012: 16,180    2014: 16,380

Annual job postings

New: 100    Replacement: 280
(Total: 380)   

Salaries in NYC

Starting at:
Up to:

Educational requirements

Minimum education:
High school diploma or equivalent

Work experience:

On-the-job training:
Moderate-term on-the-job training

Education level achieved by workers


Sources: New York State Department of Labor, U.S. Department of Labor.