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Career profile Shuttle Driver

Also known as Airport Shuttle Driver, Chauffeur, Driver, Limo Driver (Limousine Driver), Motor Coach Driver, Shuttle Bus Driver, Shuttle Driver, Special Needs Bus Driver, Van Driver

Shuttle Driver

Also known as Airport Shuttle Driver, Chauffeur, Driver

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Pay Range
$21,380 - $63,230 (annual)
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What does a Shuttle Driver do?

Shuttle Drivers drive a motor vehicle to transport passengers on a planned or scheduled basis.

In addition, Shuttle Drivers

  • may collect a fare,
  • includes nonemergency medical transporters and hearse drivers.

What is a Shuttle Driver salary?

The median salary for a Shuttle Driver is $37,170, and the average salary is $40,200. Both the median and average roughly describe the middle of the Shuttle Driver salary range, but the average is more easily affected by extremely high or low salaries.

Many Shuttle Drivers earn significantly more or less than the average, due to several factors. About 10% of Shuttle Drivers earn less than $21,380 per year, 25% earn less than $26,350, 75% earn less than $52,000, and 90% earn less than $63,230.

Between the years of 2020 and 2030, the number of Shuttle Drivers is expected to change by 10.2%, and there should be roughly 10,600 open positions for Shuttle Drivers every year.

Median annual salary
$37,170
Typical salary range
$21,380 - $63,230
Projected growth (2020 - 2030)
10.2%

What personality traits are common among Shuttle Drivers?

Interests

Career interests describe a person's preferences for different types of working environments and activities. When a person's interest match the demands of an occupation, people are usually more engaged and satisfied in that role.

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Values

People differ in their values, or what is most important to them for building job satisfaction and fulfillment.

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Psychological Demands

Each occupation brings its own set of psychological demands, which describe the characteristics necessary to perform the job well.

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What education and training do Shuttle Drivers need?

Working as a Shuttle Driver usually requires a high school diploma.

Shuttle Drivers need anywhere from a few months to one year of working with experienced employees. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with this occupation.

Educational degrees among Shuttle Drivers

  • 11.6% did not complete high school or secondary school
  • 37.9% completed high school or secondary school
  • 27.1% completed some college coursework
  • 9.1% earned a Associate's degree
  • 11.2% earned a Bachelor's degree
  • 2.5% earned a Master's degree
  • 0.5% earned a doctorate or professional degree

Knowledge and expertise required by Shuttle Drivers

Through education, training, or experience, most Shuttle Drivers will need to be proficient in mutliple areas to perform their job well.

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Important Abilities needed by Shuttle Drivers

Shuttle Drivers must develop a particular set of abilities to perform their job well. Abilities are individual capacities that influence a person's information processing, sensory perception, motor coordination, and physical strength or endurance. Individuals may naturally have certain abilities without explicit training, but most abilities can be sharpened somewhat through practice.

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Critical Skills needed by Shuttle Drivers

Skills are developed capacities that enable people to function effectively in real-world settings. Unlike abilities, skills are typically easier to build through practice and experience. Skills influence effectiveness in areas such as learning, working with others, design, troubleshooting, and more.

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What is the source of this information?

The information provided on this page is adapted from data and descriptions published by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration under the CC BY 4.0 license. TraitLab has modified some information for ease of use and reading, and the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment, and Training Administration has not approved, endorsed, or tested these modifications.

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