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. A higher ranking (i.e., a lower number) means the job is 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”
- Maintain order among pupils during trips to ensure safety.
- Escort small children across roads and highways.
- Regulate heating, lighting, and ventilation systems for passenger comfort.
- Comply with traffic regulations to operate vehicles in a safe and courteous manner.
- Report delays, accidents, or other traffic and transportation situations, using telephones or mobile two-way radios.
- Maintain knowledge of first-aid procedures.
- Drive gasoline, diesel, or electrically powered multi-passenger vehicles to transport students between neighborhoods, schools, and school activities.
- Prepare and submit reports that may include the number of passengers or trips, hours worked, mileage, fuel consumption, or fares received.
- Make minor repairs to vehicles.
- Keep bus interiors clean for passengers.
- Report any bus malfunctions or needed repairs.
- Pick up and drop off students at regularly scheduled neighborhood locations, following strict time schedules.
- Follow safety rules as students board and exit buses or cross streets near bus stops.
- 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.
Related Technology & Tools
- Wheelchair restraint systems
- Tire pressure gauges
- Bus warning lights
- Digital surveillance camera systems
- Cell phones
- Powered service doors
- Wheelchair lifts
- Barcode scanners
- Snow chains
- Global positioning system GPS receivers
- Two way radios
- On-board data input terminals
- Passenger buses
- Radio frequency identification RFID devices
- Emergency first-aid kits
- Emergency exit doors
- Portable fire extinguishers
- Microsoft MapPoint
- Microsoft Windows
- Web browser software
- AOL MapQuest