Pinellas County School Bus Drivers Receive Pay Increase
Pinellas County school bus drivers receive a pay increase and are now some of the highest paid in the Tampa Bay area. The School Board approved a pay raise for Pinellas County school bus drivers.The raise takes the starting pay from $16.25 per hour to $19.79 per hour.
Additionally, for more experienced drivers’, the starting salary will increase from $17.98 per hour to $21.75 per hour. They will also get an additional $1 for every hour worked.
Sarasota County pays their school bus drivers the most of any county in the Tampa Bay area. Drivers make $25 an hour. Hillsborough County pays their drivers $16 per hour.
[SOURCE: FOX 13]