Will “School Bus Driver” be Replaced By Robots? 🤔
89% Chance of Automation
“School 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
- Bus Driver/Monitor
- Bus Driver
- Van Driver
- Special Client Bus Driver
- School Transportation Supervisor
- School Transportation Director
- School Bus Operator
- School Bus Driver
- CDL Driver (Commercial Drivers License Driver)
Tasks for “School Bus Driver”
- Maintain knowledge of first-aid procedures.
- Report any bus malfunctions or needed repairs.
- Report delays, accidents, or other traffic and transportation situations, using telephones or mobile two-way radios.
- 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.
- 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.
- Pick up and drop off students at regularly scheduled neighborhood locations, following strict time schedules.
- Escort small children across roads and highways.
- Keep bus interiors clean for passengers.
- Follow safety rules as students board and exit buses or cross streets near bus stops.
- Maintain order among pupils during trips to ensure safety.
- Comply with traffic regulations to operate vehicles in a safe and courteous manner.
- Regulate heating, lighting, and ventilation systems for passenger comfort.
Related Technology & Tools
- Global positioning system GPS receivers
- Passenger buses
- Digital surveillance camera systems
- Wheelchair lifts
- Tire pressure gauges
- Powered service doors
- Portable fire extinguishers
- Radio frequency identification RFID devices
- Two way radios
- Emergency first-aid kits
- Snow chains
- Bus warning lights
- On-board data input terminals
- Cell phones
- Barcode scanners
- Wheelchair restraint systems
- Emergency exit doors
- Web browser software
- Microsoft Windows
- Microsoft MapPoint
- AOL MapQuest