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Salary Guidelines for the Bay Area

The following are some general salary guidelines for household other domestic staff in the San Francisco Bay Area. A household employee’s salary is usually based mostly on two factors: the amount of experience the candidate brings to the position and the duties included in the job description. These salaries are listed as gross salaries before payroll taxes are deducted. You can calculate net amounts (take home amount) using our Payroll Calculator.

Baby Nurses and Newborn Specialists The average salary range for a Night Nurse is $35 to $40 per hour. Baby Nurses for multiples usually start at $45 per hour.
Butler Butlers generally earn a salary between $80,000 and $100,000 annually, plus benefits.
Chefs Private Chefs usually earn between $55 and $65 per hour, plus benefits.
Couples Couples’ salaries range from $100,000 to $200,000 annually, plus benefits for the couple.
Estate Managers Estate Managers generally earn a salary between $150,000 and $300,000 annually, plus benefits.
Executive Assistants Executive Assistant generally earn a salary between $80,000 and $120,000 annually, plus benefits.
Family Assistant Full-time and Part-time Family Assistants generally earn between $25 and $35 per hour.
Household Manager Household Managers typically earn an annual salary between $80,000 and $120,000, plus benefits.
Housekeepers Housekeepers generally earn between $27 and $35 per hour. An Executive Housekeeper typically earns $30 to $40 per hour or between $62,000 and $84,000 annually.
Housemen Full-time Housemen typically earn between $75,000 and $90,000 annually, plus benefits. Part-time salaries range from $30 to $45 per hour.
Nannies Full-time and Part-time Nannies who live out can generally earn between $25 and $30 per hour. Live-in Nannies can usually earn between $3,000-$3,500 per month.
On-call Nannies On-call Nannies typically earn $20 to $30 per hour.
Personal Assistants Full-time salaried Personal Assistants typically earn between $75,000 to $120,000 annually, plus benefits. Part-time and hourly Personal Assistants typically are paid $35 to $50 per hour.
Professional Caregivers Full-time Professional Caregivers typically earn between $45,000 and $55,000 annually, plus benefits. Part-time Professional Caregivers typically earn between $22 and $27 per hour.

These figures should serve as general guidelines. We encourage you to speak with a Town + Country Placement Counselor about your specific requirements and the salaries being offered for candidates similar to those you are looking for.

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