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Butler Salary

Butlers in the United States with more than 10 years of experience in their profession represent about one-half of Butlers. Salaries average out to around $50K annually and spread from $29K to $82K per year. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just over two-fifths are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by slightly more than half and dental insurance is reported by just under a half. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Men make up the vast majority of Butlers (81 percent) who took the survey.

$29,705 - $82,312
(Median)
$30K
$50K
$82K
MEDIAN: $49,682
10%
50%
90%

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$9.86 - $39.73
(Median)
$9
$15
$40
MEDIAN: $14.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$29,705 - $82,312  
   
Bonus
$250.00 - $56,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$28,646 - $81,535  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 33
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.86 - $39.73  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.59 - $12.28  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$250.00 - $56,500  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$28,646 - $81,535  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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Job Description for Butler

Butlers are also known as home managers, and the term is often interchangeable. They generally work for affluent families, celebrities, politicians, businessmen, and other upper-class people.

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Butler Tasks

  • Oversee planning for parties.
  • Manage and maintain household budget.
  • Manage the family's schedule and make travel arrangements.
  • Maintain an inventory of household items, particularly of artwork and antiques.

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Pay by Experience Level for Butler

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Butlers with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $38K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $49K. Butlers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $49K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $51K.

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Experience Affects Butler Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$47,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 55% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 45%
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