Butler Salary

Butlers in the United States take home an average $50K annually. Some workers in this field — just over two-fifths — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by the larger part and dental plans are enjoyed by just under one-half. Work is enjoyable for Butlers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority (85 percent) of Butlers who answered the questionnaire are male.

$30,029 - $81,951
(Median)
$30K
$50K
$82K
MEDIAN: $50,028
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90%

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

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$30,029 - $81,951  
   
Bonus
$484.79 - $13,395  
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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$29,199 - $81,298  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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 (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$484.79 - $13,395  
   
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).
)
$29,199 - $81,298  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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 do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. 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 $48K. Butlers see a median salary of $50K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $51K.

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Experience Affects Butler Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$47,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 58% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 42%
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