Snapshot

Bus and Coach Drivers drive buses and coaches to transport passengers over established and special routes.

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Bus and Coach Drivers
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
36,300
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$1133
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Below average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Average
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Moderate growth
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Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.

  • stopping at set locations to pick up and set down passengers
  • opening and closing doors before and after passengers board or alight
  • controlling lighting, heating and ventilation on buses
  • collecting fares and giving change and tickets, and monitoring electronic entry
  • advising passengers on destinations
  • maintaining conduct of passengers
  • may use public address systems to provide information and tour commentaries for passengers
  • may assist coach passengers with baggage and accommodation bookings
  • may maintain, service and clean coaches

Job Titles

  • Bus Driver
  • Charter and Tour Bus Driver
  • Passenger Coach Driver

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate II in Driving Operations

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