Will “Transit Operator” be Replaced By Robots? 🤔
100 % Chance of Automation
“Transit 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 Coach Operator
- Transit Bus Driver
- Motor Coach Operator
- Motor Coach Driver
- Charter Driver
- Charter Coach Driver
- Bus Operator
- Bus Driver
- Transportation Supervisor
- Transit Operator
- Transit Bus Operator
- 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 Operator”
- Maintain cleanliness of bus or motor coach.
- 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.
- Inspect vehicles and check gas, oil, and water levels prior to departure.
- Report delays or accidents.
- Regulate heating, lighting, and ventilating systems for passenger comfort.
- 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.
- Handle passenger emergencies or disruptions.
- Park vehicles at loading areas so that passengers can board.
- Make minor repairs to vehicle and change tires.
- Record information, such as cash receipts and ticket fares, and maintain log book.
- Advise passengers to be seated and orderly while on vehicles.
- Collect tickets or cash fares from passengers.
- Load and unload baggage in baggage compartments.
Related Technology & Tools
- Bus kneeling systems
- Wheelchair restraint systems
- Public address PA systems
- Passenger buses
- Cell phones
- Electronic destination signs
- Lube guns
- Digital surveillance camera systems
- Emergency first-aid kits
- Tire pressure gauges
- Rear lifts
- Powered service doors
- Passenger vans
- Two way radios
- Tablet computers
- Wheelchair lifts
- Portable fire extinguishers
- AOL MapQuest
- Microsoft Windows
- Microsoft MapPoint
- Web browser software