Household Support Only

Household or Personal Assistant
Estate Manager
Household Manager
Butler
Personal Chef
Couples
Long-Term vs. Short-Term
Working with Annie’s Nannies
Fees
FAQS


Household or Personal Assistant

A Household Assistant works in a home environment providing household support to a couple or an individual.

Responsibilities of a Household Assistant:

The specific responsibilities will vary depending on what is agreed upon with the employer. These duties typically include:

  • Scheduling household maintenance
  • Running household errands
  • Pet care
  • Grocery shopping
  • Laundry
  • Meal preparation
  • Light housekeeping/organizational projects
  • Maintaining appointment calendar

Responsibilities of a Personal Assistant:

The specific responsibilities will vary depending on what is agreed upon with the employer. These duties typically include:

  • Running personal errands
  • Organizational projects
  • Maintaining appointment calendar
  • Filing/emailing/bookkeeping

Salary Range of a Household/Personal Assistant:

  • Salaries for Household/Personal Assistants are usually based on the amount of experience the candidate brings to the position and the duties included in the job description.
    • Household/Personal Assistants can work between 15 – 50 hours per week and typically earn between $17 – $25 per hour.
    • It is common to guarantee hours and reimburse for an employee’s automobile expenses if his or her vehicle is used on the job.  Benefits may include: paid sick days/holidays/vacation and a medical insurance contribution (which can also serve as a tax credit to the employer).


Estate Staff

ESTATE MANAGERS

Estate Managers serves as CEO of the owner’s property or multiple residences.  This is a high level position which involves delegating tasks and managing other staff.

Estate Managers’ salaries range from $60,000 – $150,000 plus benefits. Salaries are based on experience and the number of hours and duties listed in the job description.


HOUSEHOLD MANAGERS

Household Managers keep the employer’s home running smoothly. A Household Manager is usually only responsible for one property and performs the service tasks themselves in addition to delegating to other staff.  The Household Manager reports directly to the employer or an Estate Manager.

Household Managers’ salaries range from $45,000 – $80,000 plus benefits. Salaries are based on experience and the number of hours and duties listed in the job description.


BUTLERS

Butlers are responsible for efficiently running and supervising the specific needs of a formal or multi-staffed household. The responsibilities are similar to those of a Household Manager or Personal or Executive Assistant, with a Butler providing distinctive, “hands-on” involvement.  A Butler typically oversees the household staff usually of one residence and anticipates the needs of the employer. The Butler usually lives in.

Butlers’ salaries range from $50,000 – $120,000 plus benefits. Salaries are based on experience and the duties and hours listed in the job description.


PERSONAL CHEFS

Personal Chefs dedicate themselves solely to the culinary needs of the home, preparing meals for the family, other household staff members, and guests. Many Chefs come to private homes from fine restaurants while others may have developed their skills from years of cooking.

Personal Chefs’ salaries range from $40,000 – $100,000 plus benefits. The hourly pay range is from $30 – $50 per hour. Salaries are based on experience and the number of hours and duties listed in the job description.


COUPLES

Couples are two individuals working as a team to provide domestic and personal services as needed for the care of the home and family. They can be any configuration as follows: Household Manager and Chef, Housekeeper and Handyman/Cook/Groundskeeper, Butler and Chef, or Chef and Housekeeper.

Couples’ salaries range from $60,000 to as high as $200,000, plus benefits for the pair. Living arrangements are usually separate from the main house or off-site.

**Salaries are dependent upon current market climates and are subject to variability.




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