Bus and Truck Driver Training at Elgin Community College

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Bus and Truck Driver Training

The bus and truck driver program at Elgin Community College prepare students for careers as professional truck drivers, bus drivers and other professional delivery drivers. The program focuses on applying technical knowledge and skills to drive trucks and buses, delivery vehicles, and other commercial vehicles. Program courses include: operating gas/diesel and electrically-powered vehicles, loading and unloading cargo and passengers, reporting delays or accidents on the road, arranging transportation for personnel, and keeping records of receipts and fares. Get more details below including other Illinois colleges that offer bus and truck driver training.

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Students Enrolled in the Bus and Truck Driver Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Elgin Community College has offered the following degree levels for students:

  • Less Than One Year Certificate
  • Less Than Two-Year Award

Students by Academic Level (2013)

 Graduates
Less Than One Year Certificate52
Less Than Two-Year Award0

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male51
Female1

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Asian1
Black7
Hispanic10
White32
Unknown1

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Bus and Truck Driver program at Elgin Community College, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity

Description

Drive bus or motor coach, including regular route operations, charters, and private carriage. May assist passengers with baggage. May collect fares or tickets.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, bus drivers, transit and intercity employment is expected to grow at a rate of 14.8% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 5,730
    • Average Hourly Rate: $25.58
    • Average Annual Salary: $53,210
  • Gary, IN Metropolitan Division
    • Average Hourly Rate: $19.59
    • Average Annual Salary: $40,740
  • Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI Metropolitan Division
    • Average Hourly Rate: $19.97
    • Average Annual Salary: $41,540

Bus Drivers, School

Description

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.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, bus drivers, school employment is expected to grow at a rate of 12.0% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 14,040
    • Average Hourly Rate: $14.10
    • Average Annual Salary: $29,340
  • Gary, IN Metropolitan Division
    • Average Hourly Rate: $16.27
    • Average Annual Salary: $33,840
  • Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 1,660
    • Average Hourly Rate: $16.23
    • Average Annual Salary: $33,760

Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer

Description

Drive a tractor-trailer combination or a truck with a capacity of at least 26,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW). May be required to unload truck. Requires commercial drivers' license.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer employment is expected to grow at a rate of 20.6% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 37,120
    • Average Hourly Rate: $23.42
    • Average Annual Salary: $48,700
  • Gary, IN Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 5,000
    • Average Hourly Rate: $21.72
    • Average Annual Salary: $45,190
  • Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI Metropolitan Division
    • Average Hourly Rate: $20.53
    • Average Annual Salary: $42,710

Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services

Description

Drive a light vehicle, such as a truck or van, with a capacity of less than 26,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW), primarily to deliver or pick up merchandise or to deliver packages. May load and unload vehicle.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, truck drivers, light or delivery services employment is expected to grow at a rate of 14.7% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 23,570
    • Average Hourly Rate: $18.67
    • Average Annual Salary: $38,820
  • Gary, IN Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 1,980
    • Average Hourly Rate: $16.80
    • Average Annual Salary: $34,940
  • Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 1,810
    • Average Hourly Rate: $17.25
    • Average Annual Salary: $35,870

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Bus and Truck Driver Programs in Illinois

Bus and Truck Driver programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Star Truck Driving School - Bensenville

Bensenville, IL
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 280 students completed this program

Programs

  • Bus and Truck Driver (C)

Star Truck Driving School - Hickory Hills

Hickory Hills, IL
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 250 students completed this program

Programs

  • Bus and Truck Driver (C)

City Colleges of Chicago - Harold Washington College

Chicago, IL
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 130 students completed this program

Programs

  • Bus and Truck Driver (C)

City Colleges of Chicago - Olive - Harvey College

Chicago, IL
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 2000 students completed this program

Programs

  • Bus and Truck Driver (C)
  • Ground Transportation (C)

Sauk Valley Community College

Dixon, IL
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 15 students completed this program

Programs

  • Bus and Truck Driver (C)

Illinois Valley Community College

Oglesby, IL
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 79 students completed this program

Programs

  • Bus and Truck Driver (C)

Midwest Technical Institute

Moline, IL
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 6 students completed this program

Programs

  • Bus and Truck Driver (C)

Parkland College

Champaign, IL
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 36 students completed this program

Programs

  • Bus and Truck Driver (C)

Danville Area Community College

Danville, IL
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 19 students completed this program

Programs

  • Bus and Truck Driver (C)

Spoon River College

Canton, IL
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 27 students completed this program

Programs

  • Bus and Truck Driver (C)

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