Bus Drivers, School or Special Client

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What do they do?

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.

Also known as:

Bus Driver, Bus Monitor, Campus Driver, Driver, Rehabilitation Driver, School Bus Driver, Shuttle Bus Driver, Special Education Bus Driver, Special Education Driver, Special Needs Bus Driver

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Projected Growth Rate

Employment of Bus Drivers, School or Special Client is projected to grow 2 percent from 2018 to 2028, more slowly than average compared to all occupations.

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Projected Employment

No Data Available

Projected Employment Rankings For Virginia:

  • 2.3%

    Percent Change

    Ranks #16 in job growth rate
  • 2,700

    Annual Projected Job Openings

    Ranks #8 in net job growth

Education Level

  • Doctorate or Professional Degree (0.4%)
  • Master's degree (1.5%)
  • Bachelor's degree (8%)
  • Associate's degree (9.3%)
  • Some college, no degree (28.7%)
  • High school diploma equivalent (43.2%)
  • Less than high school diploma (8.9%)

Percent of workers in this field

★ You’re seeing education information for Bus drivers, school or special client(1) because we don’t have information for Bus Drivers, School or Special Client. Please note the information may not be the same for both occupations.

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People in this career often know a lot about:

  • Transportation - Knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including the relative costs and benefits.
  • Public Safety and Security - Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
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People in this career often have talent in:

  • Far Vision - The ability to see details at a distance.
  • Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  • Depth Perception - The ability to judge which of several objects is closer or farther away from you, or to judge the distance between you and an object.
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Activities: what you might do in a day

People in this career often do these activities:

  • Follow safety procedures for vehicle operation.
  • Report vehicle or equipment malfunctions.
  • Inspect motor vehicles.
  • Drive passenger vehicles.
  • Monitor student behavior, social development, or health.
  • Notify others of emergencies, problems, or hazards.
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This page includes data from:

O*NET OnLine Career data: O*NET 24.3 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (“USDOL/ETA”). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA

Occupation statistics: USDOL U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics

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