Bus and Coach Drivers

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Bus and Coach Drivers

Bus and Coach Drivers drive buses and coaches to transport passengers over established and special routes.

Fun facts

  • Moderate Future Growth
  • 1397 Weekly Pay Before Tax
  • 60% full-time Full-Time Share
  • 13% female Gender Share


There are many tasks done by bus and coach drivers. A few are listed below:

  • stopping at set locations to pick up and set down passengers
  • opening and closing doors before and after passengers board or alight
  • controlling lighting, heating and ventilation on buses
  • collecting fares and giving change and tickets, and monitoring electronic entry
  • advising passengers on destinations
  • maintaining conduct of passengers
  • may use public address systems to provide information and tour commentaries for passengers
  • may assist coach passengers with baggage and accommodation bookings
  • may maintain, service and clean coaches

Specific occupations

  • Bus Driver
  • Charter and Tour Bus Driver
  • Passenger Coach Driver
  • Minibus Driver
  • School Bus Driver
  • Coach Tour Driver