Will “Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity” be Replaced By Robots? 🤔
100 % Chance of Automation
“Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity” 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
Also Known As…
- 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
- 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 “Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity”
- Maintain cleanliness of bus or motor coach.
- Inspect vehicles and check gas, oil, and water levels prior to departure.
- 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.
- Advise passengers to be seated and orderly while on vehicles.
- 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.
- Load and unload baggage in baggage compartments.
- Collect tickets or cash fares from passengers.
- 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.
- Report delays or accidents.
Related Technology & Tools
- Portable fire extinguishers
- Wheelchair lifts
- Passenger vans
- Bus kneeling systems
- Passenger buses
- Wheelchair restraint systems
- Lube guns
- Powered service doors
- Cell phones
- Digital surveillance camera systems
- Rear lifts
- Two way radios
- Public address PA systems
- Emergency first-aid kits
- Tire pressure gauges
- Tablet computers
- Electronic destination signs
- Web browser software
- Microsoft MapPoint
- Microsoft Windows
- AOL MapQuest