Will “Bus Driver” be Replaced By Robots? 🤔
89% Chance of Automation
“Bus Driver” will probably be replaced by robots.
This job is ranked #525 out of #702, where higher means less likely to be replaced.
Transport students or special clients, such as the elderly or persons with disabilities. Ensure adherence to safety rules. May assist passengers in boarding or exiting.
- The SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code is 53-3022.00
- The Mean Annual Wage in the U.S. is $ 31,110.00
- The Mean Hourly Wage is $ 14.00
- Currently, there are 515,020 people on this job
☝️ Information based on the reference occupation “Bus Drivers, School or Special Client”.
Also Known As…
- Bus Drivers, School or Special Client
- Special Needs Bus Driver
- Special Education Bus Driver
- Shuttle Bus Driver
- School Bus Driver/Teacher Assistant
- School Bus Driver/Mechanic
- School Bus Driver/Custodian
- School Bus Driver
- Bus Driver/Monitor
- Van Driver
- Special Client Bus Driver
- School Transportation Supervisor
- School Transportation Director
- School Bus Operator
- CDL Driver (Commercial Drivers License Driver)
- Bus Driver
Tasks for “Bus Driver”
- Regulate heating, lighting, and ventilation systems for passenger comfort.
- Maintain order among pupils during trips to ensure safety.
- Report any bus malfunctions or needed repairs.
- Escort small children across roads and highways.
- Make minor repairs to vehicles.
- Maintain knowledge of first-aid procedures.
- Comply with traffic regulations to operate vehicles in a safe and courteous manner.
- Check the condition of a vehicle's tires, brakes, windshield wipers, lights, oil, fuel, water, and safety equipment to ensure that everything is in working order.
- Read maps and follow written and verbal geographic directions.
- Drive gasoline, diesel, or electrically powered multi-passenger vehicles to transport students between neighborhoods, schools, and school activities.
- Report delays, accidents, or other traffic and transportation situations, using telephones or mobile two-way radios.
- Keep bus interiors clean for passengers.
- Pick up and drop off students at regularly scheduled neighborhood locations, following strict time schedules.
- Prepare and submit reports that may include the number of passengers or trips, hours worked, mileage, fuel consumption, or fares received.
- Follow safety rules as students board and exit buses or cross streets near bus stops.
Related Technology & Tools
- Global positioning system GPS receivers
- Two way radios
- Passenger buses
- Wheelchair lifts
- Tire pressure gauges
- Digital surveillance camera systems
- Barcode scanners
- On-board data input terminals
- Snow chains
- Powered service doors
- Cell phones
- Wheelchair restraint systems
- Portable fire extinguishers
- Emergency first-aid kits
- Emergency exit doors
- Bus warning lights
- Radio frequency identification RFID devices
- Microsoft MapPoint
- AOL MapQuest
- Microsoft Windows
- Web browser software