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Palm Beach County School bus drivers to see another pay increase

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(PALM BEACH COUNTY, FL)– School bus drivers in Palm Beach County will see a pay raise following a school board vote Wednesday.
The school board voted to increase the salary of school bus drivers by $2.75 per hour, making bus drivers in Palm Beach County the highest paid in the state.
In addition to the pay raise, the school board also voted to increase the minimum starting salary from $17.33 to $20 an hour.
Leaders hope that the pay raise will attract more drivers to fill the more than 100 bus driver vacancies.