How Much do Bus Drivers Make in Mississippi?

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, bus drivers in Mississippi earn an average of $31,710 a year, equivalent to $15.25 an hour.

This is 31% less than bus drivers nationwide and 21% less than the typical Mississippi 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
Mississippi Bus Driver Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $23.89 $49,690
75th $17.60 $36,610
50th $13.91 $28,920
25th $11.66 $24,250
10th $10.18 $21,180
Mississippi Bus Drivers Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Jackson $14.47 $30,090
Mississippi Bus Driver Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $15.25 $31,710
2018 $14.94 $31,070
2017 $13.30 $27,670
2016 $13.58 $28,240
2015 $13.85 $28,820
2014 $15.64 $32,540
2013 $13.52 $28,120
2012 $12.82 $26,660
2011 $11.56 $24,040