Bus Drivers, School


Transport students or special clients, such as the elderly or persons with disabilities. Ensure adherence to safety rules. May assist passengers in boarding or exiting.


Top Industries of Employment

  1. Elementary And Secondary Schools
  2. School Buses
  3. Child Day Care Services
  4. Local And Suburban Transportation

2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Missouri 10,110 9.40 6.07 11.06 19,540 12,630 23,000
Joplin MSA 260 9.21 7.34 10.14 19,150 15,270 21,090
Columbia MSA 70 13.42 7.21 16.53 27,920 15,000 34,370
Springfield MSA 430 7.20 6.16 7.71 14,970 12,810 16,040
St Louis MSA 3,530 10.62 7.67 12.10 22,090 15,960 25,160
Kansas City* 2,160 9.23 6.03 10.83 19,202 12,545 22,530
Central Region* 840 10.06 6.07 12.05 20,924 12,625 25,074
Northeast Region* 590 9.88 6.16 11.74 20,551 12,807 24,423
Northwest Region* 360 9.61 6.77 11.03 19,984 14,081 22,935
Ozark Region* 600 7.05 6.11 7.53 14,672 12,707 15,655
South Central Region* 470 6.92 6.07 7.34 14,393 12,632 15,274
Southeast Region* 670 8.44 6.06 9.62 17,545 12,609 20,013
Southwest Region* 830 8.26 5.85 9.47 17,182 12,160 19,693
St. Charles* 400 11.22 9.34 12.17 23,342 19,417 25,305
St. Louis County* 970 11.27 7.64 13.09 23,450 15,889 27,230
West Central Region* 1,060 9.47 6.12 11.14 19,693 12,725 23,177
Jefferson/Franklin Consortium* 250 8.85 6.31 10.12 18,415 13,135 21,055

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 9,970 10,970 1,000 10.03 354 Outstanding
Kansas City MSA 3,590 4,050 460 12.81 138 Outstanding
St Louis MSA 3,830 3,990 160 4.18 114 Great
Central Region* 1,130 1,210 80 7.08 36 Great
Northeast Region* 460 480 20 4.35 14 Good
Northwest Region* 300 300 .00 8 Great
Ozark Region* 660 750 90 13.64 26 Great
South Central Region* 340 370 30 8.82 12 Outstanding
Southeast Region* 530 580 50 9.43 18 Outstanding
Southwest Region* 460 480 20 4.35 14 Great
West Central Region* 670 650 -20 -2.99 17 Fair

* - Workforce Investment Areas
** - Why are the employment levels different for the same occupation?



This Occupation generally requires short-term on-the-job training
or training in one of the following
Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation