Bus drivers, subway operators and other transit operators

National Occupation Code (NOC): 7512  ·  Browse All Occupations

This unit group includes workers who drive buses and operate streetcars, subway trains and light rail transit vehicles to transport passengers on established routes. Bus drivers are employed by urban transit systems, school boards or transportation authorities and private transportation companies. Streetcar, subway and light rail transit operators are employed by urban transit systems.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Articulated Bus Operator
  • Bus Driver
  • Bus Driver - Special Needs Passengers
  • Bus Operator
  • Bus Operator - Accessible Services
  • Charter Bus Driver
  • Intercity Bus Driver
  • Light Rail Transit Operator
  • Long Distance Bus Driver
  • Motor Coach Driver
  • Public Passenger Transit Driver
  • School Bus Driver
  • School Bus Driver - Special Needs Passengers
  • Shuttle Bus Driver
  • Shuttle Driver - Auto Dealership
  • Shuttle Driver - Car Rental Company
  • Shuttle Operator
  • Sightseeing Bus Driver
  • Sightseeing Tour Driver
  • Streetcar Conductor
  • Streetcar Operator
  • Subway Train Operator
  • Tour Bus Operator
  • Transit Operator - Transportation
  • Trolley Bus Operator
  • Trolley Coach Driver
  • Urban Transit Operator
  • Bus Driver
  • Bus Operator
  • Light Rail Transit Operator
  • Motor Coach Driver
  • Public Passenger Transit Driver
  • School Bus Driver
  • Sightseeing Tour Driver
  • Streetcar Operator
  • Subway Train Operator
  • Transit Operator - Transportation

4 Active Job Posts for Bus drivers, subway operators and other transit operators

These companies are looking for bus drivers, subway operators and other transit operators right now:

Transit Driver at Mucci Pac Ltd. ⋅ July 15, 2020 ⋅ Full Time ⋅ Job Summary Job Responsibilities and Accountabilities: Part-time or full time basis. Must be able to translate all inquires to the

shuttle bus driver at Sunrite Greenhouses Ltd. ⋅ July 13, 2020 ⋅ Full Time ⋅ Job requirements Languages English Education Secondary (high) school graduation certificate Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.) First Aid Certificate; Driver's

Charter Bus Driver Jobs at Badder Bus ⋅ May 30, 2019 ⋅ Part Time ⋅ Essex, ON Part-time Badder has been providing Charter and School Bus Services in Ontario for over 68 years. We take

C licence (bus driver)/taxi driver at LEAMINGTON YELLOW TRANSPORTATION ⋅ March 10, 2019 ⋅ Full Time

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Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for bus drivers, subway operators and other transit operators.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree $12,437
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $13,715
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $18,513
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above N/A
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $13,278
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Sex

The following table details median income by sex for bus drivers, subway operators and other transit operators.

Sex Median Income
Male $14,194
Female $15,763
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (5 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for bus drivers, subway operators and other transit operators.

$39,000.00
Lowest Observed
$58,520.00
Highest Observed
$40,521.00
25th Percentile
$45,958.20
Average
$43,000.00
Median
$48,750.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for bus drivers, subway operators and other transit operators

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 10
25 to 34 years 50
35 to 44 years 60
45 to 54 years 170
55 to 64 years 205
65 to 74 years 120
75 years and over 10
Total 620
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Industry

This chart outlines regional employment participation by industry for bus drivers, subway operators and other transit operators. Hover over a pie section to see the associated industry, or refer to the table below.

Industry Employed Individuals
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 0
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 0
Utilities 0
Construction 0
Manufacturing 0
Wholesale trade 0
Retail trade 0
Transportation and warehousing 570
Information and cultural industries 0
Finance and insurance 0
Real estate and rental and leasing 0
Professional, scientific and technical services 0
Management of companies and enterprises 0
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 10
Educational services 20
Health care and social assistance 0
Arts, entertainment and recreation 0
Accommodation and food services 0
Other services 10
Public administration 10
Not Applicable 0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for bus drivers, subway operators and other transit operators. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 555
Part Time 145
Total 700
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Sex

This chart outlines regional employment participation by sex for bus drivers, subway operators and other transit operators. Hover over a pie section to see the associated sex, or refer to the table below.

Sex Employed Individuals
Male 375
Female 325
Total 700
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for bus drivers, subway operators and other transit operators. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 605
Self Employed 10
Total 615
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for bus drivers, subway operators and other transit operators. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 610
Unemployed 10
Total 620
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for bus drivers, subway operators and other transit operators. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 95
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 350
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 70
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 160
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 10
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 20
Total 700
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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6 Local Employers That Hire Bus drivers, subway operators and other transit operators

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