How Much do Bus Drivers Make in Kansas?

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, bus drivers in Kansas earn an average of $32,470 a year, equivalent to $15.61 an hour.

This is 29% less than bus drivers nationwide and 30% less than the typical Kansas 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
Kansas Bus Driver Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $22.30 $46,380
75th $18.70 $38,890
50th $14.87 $30,930
25th $12.50 $26,000
10th $10.00 $20,790
Kansas Bus Drivers Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Lawrence $14.69 $30,550
Wichita $16.72 $34,770
Kansas Bus Driver Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $15.61 $32,470
2018 $15.06 $31,330
2017 $14.68 $30,540
2016 $14.64 $30,450
2015 $14.27 $29,680
2014 $14.10 $29,320
2013 $14.45 $30,060
2012 $13.32 $27,700
2011 $12.59 $26,190