Household Staff Salaries UK

The below information serves as a guide on the salary expectations of key household and domestic staff roles that we recruit for at Beauchamp Partners. Whilst being a very rewarding and enjoyable industry in which to earn a living, making a career in household service is also very rewarding financially. At Beauchamp Partners, we recruit for nannies, housekeepers, butlers, and more to clients across the UK and worldwide, many of whom own luxury yachts, live in private villas, or are world-famous.

The average household staff salary ranges from around £550 per week to £1500 per week depending on if you live in or out of the household and depending on the type and seniority of the position. Please be aware that, for obvious reasons, there are certain positions where it will not be possible to live out. Generally, you will find that live-in household staff positions are paid higher than live-out positions.

Below we have listed the most popular domestic staff positions and a guide to the weekly salary of each position:


LIVE IN - per week LIVE OUT - per week
GOVERNESS/TUTORS £700 to £1500 £700 to £1500
NANNIES £650 to £700 £500 to £650
NANNY/HOUSEKEEPERS £550 to £650 £450 to £650
HOUSEKEEPERS £550 to £650 £500 to £600
HOUSEKEEPER/COOKS £600 to £650 £550 to £650
LAUNDRESS £550 to £600 N/A

LIVE IN LIVE OUT
MATERNITY NURSE N/A £250 to £400 a day

 

 

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