School Bus Driver

By Jacob Hoffman

Nature of the Job

Bus drivers transport kids from the bus stop, to school, and then back to the bus stop.

Environment

Injury could occur due to accidents. Work environment can be loud and sickness can spread quick due to kids touching everything.

How Do I Become a School Bus Driver?

You need a CDL, a high school diploma and you need to complete a training program.

Pay

About $26,860

Job Outlook

Employment of bus drivers is projected to grow 9 percent from 2012 to 2022, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Job opportunities for bus drivers should be favorable, especially for school bus drivers, as many drivers are expected to leave the occupation.

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