Median pay for Butlers in the United States is around $55K annually. Men account for the majority of Butlers who responded to the questionnaire — 67 percent to be exact. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, nearly two in five are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by nearly one-half and dental insurance is reported by over a third. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$30,164 - $84,558
$30K
$55K
$85K
MEDIAN: $55,146
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$9.96 - $30.73
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$31
MEDIAN: $19.52
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$30,164 - $84,558  
   
Bonus
$201.34 - $16,886  
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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$29,794 - $83,942  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 37
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.96 - $30.73  
   
Hourly Tips
$5.26  
Overtime
$20.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$201.34 - $16,886  
   
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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$29,794 - $83,942  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Butler

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


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $42K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $63K. Butlers bring in $55K after working for 10 to 20 years. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $62K.

Key Stats for Butler

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
031
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Butler Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 18%

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$54,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 48%
dental benefits
Dental: 37%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 41%
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