Bus Driver Salary in Ireland

€36,592
per year
per week
€703
per week
per year

Bus Driver - Average Salary in Ireland

The average salary for a Bus Driver is €36,592 gross per year (€703 gross per week), which is 17% lower than the national average salary in Ireland.
A Bus Driver can expect an average starting basic salary of €30,870. The highest salaries can exceed €43,160 (excluding overtime pay and bonuses).
€30,870
Low
€36,592
Average
€43,160
High
€593
Low
€703
Average
€830
High

Bus Driver Salary Range

Low
€30,870
Average
€36,592
Experienced
€40,560
High
€43,160
Low
€593
Average
€703
Experienced
€780
High
€830
Among Irish Bus Drivers, School Bus Drivers tend to have the lowest wages, while Bus Éireann Drivers or Dublin Bus Drivers enjoy the highest wages.

Bus Driver - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Dublin Bus Driver€800/week
+14% 
Bus Éireann Driver€780/week
+11% 
School Bus Driver€610/week
 -13%

Bus Driver - Pay by Experience Level in Ireland

An Entry Level Bus Driver with less than three years of experience can expect to earn €600 gross per week on average. A mid career Bus Driver with 4-9 years of experience earns an average compensation of €700, while an experienced Bus Driver with 10-20 years of experience makes on average €780. Bus Drivers with more than 20 years of experience may earn more than €800.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Bus Driver

Late Career▲ +14%
Experienced▲ +11%
Average Salary€703/week
Mid Career▼ -0%
Entry Level▼ -15%

Gender Breakdown

Female
12%
Male
88%

Bus Driver - Jobs by Location

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Bus Driver - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on salary data collected from Bus Driver jobs published on Jobted Ireland in the last 12 months and on public data sources (eg. Civil Service salary scales, HSE salary scales).
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Bus Driver

How much does a Bus Driver make in Ireland?
A Bus Driver in Ireland earns an average of €36,592 gross per year, which is about €703 gross per week. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Bus Driver updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a Bus Driver in Ireland?
The starting salary of a Bus Driver in Ireland is around €30,870 gross per year. School Bus Drivers usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a Bus Driver in Ireland?
The highest salary of a Bus Driver in Ireland can reach and exceed €43,160 gross per year. Bus Éireann Drivers or Dublin Bus Drivers usually have the highest salaries.
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