Butler Salary

Pay for Butlers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $55K annually. Job satisfaction for Butlers is high. Health benefits are not claimed by all — roughly two in five lack any form of coverage — but the greater part have medical insurance, and roughly one-half have dental, too. Most Butlers survey respondents are men (77 percent). The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,358 - $82,999
(Median)
$30K
$55K
$83K
MEDIAN: $54,843
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$10.00 - $35.00
(Median)
$10
$15
$35
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$30,358 - $82,999  
   
Bonus
$489.36 - $13,277  
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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$29,874 - $82,877  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 41
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.00 - $35.00  
   
Hourly Tips
$4.51  
Overtime
$14.74  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$489.36 - $13,277  
   
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).
)
$29,874 - $82,877  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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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.


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $40K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $50K. Butlers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $50K. Butlers who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $59K.

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Experience Affects Butler Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 40%
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