Butler Salary

For Butlers, yearly average wages total $56K annually. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. While over a third report receiving no health benefits, slightly more than half do receive medical coverage, and about two-fifths have dental, as well. Men account for the majority of Butlers who responded to the questionnaire — 61 percent to be exact. Most Butlers report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,201 - $86,577
$30K
$56K
$87K
MEDIAN: $55,568
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$9.96 - $30.73
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$31
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$30,201 - $86,577  
   
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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$28,944 - $84,897  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 38
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$9.96 - $30.73  
   
Hourly Tips
$5.33  
Overtime
$26.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
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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$28,944 - $84,897  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 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

Pay by Experience for a Butler has a positive trend. An entry-level Butler with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 25 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Butler with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Butler which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 12 salaries. A Butler with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 11 salaries.

Key Stats for Butler

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Butler Salaries

Mid-Career
▲21%

Late-Career
▲20%

Experienced
▲5%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 37%
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