Recently, rural transit managers asked for wage data for transit drivers in response to the driver shortage across the state. In order to provide relevant data on driver wages, the Nebraska Public Transit team developed and conducted an online survey to better understand driver compensation and benefits in Nebraska. The survey was sent to transit managers through the NDOT rural transit listserv and was open from May 4, 2022 through June 1, 2022. The survey received 44 responses, for a response rate of 72%. Not all respondents answered all questions, so the frequency of responses will vary from question to question. A summary of the data is provided on the following pages as well as a regional breakdown of the average starting hourly pay rates for transit drivers.
Vogel, Morgan and Grell, Tara, "Summary of Driver Data from Workforce and Pay Survey" (2022). Publications. 640.