Bus Drivers, School


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Bus Drivers, School

Bus Drivers, School - Employment & Outlook

The table below provides information about the number of workers in this occupation in various regions. It also provides information about the expected growth rate and future job openings.

Employment

Major employers:

  • Schools
  • School bus companies

Outlook

Demand for this occupation will remain steady as the population of school age children is predicted to increase. Thus, more school bus drivers will be needed to transport them to and from school. Growth in this occupation may be slowed by budget limitations.

Job openings will occur as people retire or leave the occupation for other reasons.

School Bus Drivers (CIS 100442)

Location Employment & Growth >>>> Annual openings



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Illinois
21,699
Very large
&
6.7%
5.8%
>>>>
2,821
Very High
  Champaign Area
340
Very large
&
6.2%
7.0%
>>>>
44
Very High
  Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area
338
Very large
&
18.0%
5.0%
>>>>
50
Very High
  Cook County
10,095
Very large
&
7.0%
5.6%
>>>>
1,316
Very High
  Decatur Area
168
Large
&
3.6%
7.0%
>>>>
21
High
  DeKalb-Elgin-Aurora Area
1,004
Very large
&
10.6%
9.7%
>>>>
137
Very High
  Du Page County
1,687
Very large
&
3.1%
5.4%
>>>>
209
Very High
  Edwardsville Area
681
Very large
&
11.9%
5.1%
>>>>
95
Very High
  Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area
182
Very large
&
-2.2%
7.0%
>>>>
21
Very High
  Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area
365
Very large
&
6.8%
5.2%
>>>>
47
Very High
  Lake County
1,277
Very large
&
8.1%
8.6%
>>>>
168
Very High
  McHenry County
291
Very large
&
-2.7%
6.8%
>>>>
33
High
  Mt Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area
423
Very large
&
10.4%
6.8%
>>>>
57
Very High
  Northwest Illinois Area
446
Very large
&
2.0%
3.6%
>>>>
54
Very High
  Peoria-Bloomington Area
764
Very large
&
3.1%
7.3%
>>>>
95
Very High
  Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area
222
Large
&
0.5%
4.3%
>>>>
27
High
  Rock Island-Moline Area
276
Very large
&
6.9%
5.7%
>>>>
36
Very High
  Rockford Area
426
Large
&
2.1%
7.6%
>>>>
53
High
  Shawnee National Forest Area
272
Very large
&
3.7%
2.4%
>>>>
34
Very High
  Springfield Area
577
Very large
&
-2.1%
4.7%
>>>>
67
Very High
  St Louis-Belleville Area
752
Very large
&
7.2%
6.4%
>>>>
98
Very High
  Vermilion County
96
Large
&
-4.2%
4.9%
>>>>
11
High
  Will County
1,057
Very large
&
13.7%
9.1%
>>>>
149
Very High
United States
853,300
Very large
&
11.1%
3.7%
>>>>
104,000
Very High
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.