How Much do Bus Drivers Make in Connecticut?

Do bus drivers in Connecticut make a lot of money? What is the average pay for Connecticut bus drivers?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, bus drivers in Connecticut earn an average of $49,910 a year, equivalent to $24.00 an hour.

This is 9% more than bus drivers nationwide, but it is 20% less than the typical Connecticut worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
  • This does not include school bus drivers who are a separate category
Connecticut Bus Driver Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $30.45 $63,340
75th $28.79 $59,880
50th $26.04 $54,160
25th $19.38 $40,310
10th $15.20 $31,620
Connecticut Bus Drivers Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Bridgeport $25.89 $53,860
Danbury $22.77 $47,350
Hartford $24.29 $50,520
New Haven $23.46 $48,790
Connecticut Bus Driver Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $24.00 $49,910
2018 $22.73 $47,270
2017 $22.13 $46,040
2016 $20.64 $42,940
2015 $19.42 $40,390
2014 $19.50 $40,560
2013 $19.13 $39,780
2012 $20.22 $42,050
2011 $16.26 $33,820