Will “Transit Bus Operator” be Replaced By Robots? 🤔
100 % Chance of Automation
“Transit Bus Operator” will definitely be replaced by robots.
This job is ranked #372 out of #702. A higher ranking (i.e., a lower number) means the job is less likely to be replaced.
Drive bus or motor coach, including regular route operations, charters, and private carriage. May assist passengers with baggage. May collect fares or tickets.
- The SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code is 53-3021.00
- The Mean Annual Wage in the U.S. is $ 41,780.00
- The Mean Hourly Wage is $ 20.00
- Currently, there are 169,680 people on this job
☝️ Information based on the reference occupation “Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity”.
Also Known As…
- Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity
- Transit Operator
- Transit Coach Operator
- Transit Bus Driver
- Motor Coach Operator
- Motor Coach Driver
- Charter Driver
- Charter Coach Driver
- Bus Operator
- Bus Driver
- Transportation Supervisor
- Tram Driver
- Trackless Trolley Driver
- Tour Bus Driver
- Stage Driver
- School Bus Driver
- Route Driver
- Public Transit Trolley Driver
- Public Transit Bus Driver
- Motorcoach Operator
- Motorcoach Driver
- Motor Coach Tour Operator
- Motor Coach Bus Driver
- Motor Bus Driver
- Mobile Lounge Driver or Operator
- Jitney Driver
- Interstate Bus Driver
- Delivery Driver
- Day Haul or Farm Charter Bus Driver
- Coach Operator
- City Bus Driver
- CDL Driver (Commercial Drivers License Driver)
Tasks for “Transit Bus Operator”
- Handle passenger emergencies or disruptions.
- Load and unload baggage in baggage compartments.
- Make minor repairs to vehicle and change tires.
- Regulate heating, lighting, and ventilating systems for passenger comfort.
- Park vehicles at loading areas so that passengers can board.
- Collect tickets or cash fares from passengers.
- Assist passengers, such as elderly or disabled individuals, on and off bus, ensure they are seated properly, help carry baggage, and answer questions about bus schedules or routes.
- Inspect vehicles and check gas, oil, and water levels prior to departure.
- Report delays or accidents.
- Drive vehicles over specified routes or to specified destinations according to time schedules, complying with traffic regulations to ensure that passengers have a smooth and safe ride.
- Advise passengers to be seated and orderly while on vehicles.
- Record information, such as cash receipts and ticket fares, and maintain log book.
- Maintain cleanliness of bus or motor coach.
Related Technology & Tools
- Public address PA systems
- Tire pressure gauges
- Passenger buses
- Wheelchair lifts
- Bus kneeling systems
- Rear lifts
- Digital surveillance camera systems
- Passenger vans
- Emergency first-aid kits
- Lube guns
- Two way radios
- Electronic destination signs
- Powered service doors
- Portable fire extinguishers
- Wheelchair restraint systems
- Cell phones
- Tablet computers
- Web browser software
- Microsoft MapPoint
- Microsoft Windows
- AOL MapQuest