Suggested Salaries

SALARY/DUTY SUGGESTION LIST

Salaries for household workers vary according many factors such as experience, training, education and demographics.  The following are suggested salaries that can be used as a guideline for the DC Metropolitan area and its surrounding suburbs.

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*STARTING SALARIES                Annual                Monthly              Bi-Weekly            Weekly              Hourly

SALARY FOR NANNIES  

Full-Time                                           $32,000               $2666                   $1,333                     $666                   $16.65

Nannies are professional in-home childcare providers.   These childcare providers care for the needs and safety of children in their charge.  These providers usually are responsible for transporting of the children to various school related activities or doctor’s appointments.  They are the persons the children rely on while parents are working.

SALARY FOR HOUSEHOLD NANNY MANAGER

Full-Time                                            $38,000               $3,167                 $1,583                   $731                       $18.27

Household Managers usually are necessary for families with large households.  They manage the day to day operations of the household.  These providers tend to the needs of the children as well as manage the other household employees.

SALARY FOR HOUSE-KEEPER NANNY

Full-Time                                            $34,000                $2,833                $1,416                   $654                     $16.35

These nannies have housekeeping duties in addition to duties relating to caring for the household’s children.  With this position it is clear what the housekeeping duties are in order to prioritize the care of the children.

SALARY FOR NEWBORN BABY NANNY

Full-Time                                         $30,000                   $2,500                 $1,250               $577                       $14.42

A newborn nanny has expertise caring for newborn babies.  They are experienced with the many intricacies of caring for baby such as feeding, bathing, and helping lactating mothers.

SUMMER NANNY

Full-Time                                         $32,000                     $2666               $1,333                   $666                    $16.65

A summer nanny is hired strictly for the time a child is on summer break from school.  This position is that of a nanny but just during summer when children are not in school.

MOTHER’S HELPER

Full-Time                                          $32,000                $2666.66              $1,333                   $666                       $16.65

This position is designed to help a parent when the parent is at home.  Help can consist of anything to help the parent care for the children like cleaning the child’s room, doing light chores under the guide of the parent, assisting with birthday parties and special occasions and watching the child while parent is busy in or out of the house.

SALARY FOR BABYSITTERS:

Full-Time                                           $30,000                $2,500                   $1,250                  $577                      $14.42

A babysitter cares for children in the home of families.  These caregivers mostly tend to the child’s personal needs, which includes feeding and dressing the child and could include bathing if needed and help keep the child safe and entertained.

SALARY FOR ELDERCARE COMPANION

Full-Time Companion Care with CNA Certification

$30,000                 $2,500                   $1,250                   $577                      $14.42

Full-Time Companion with Home Health Aide Certification

Full-Time Companion with Personal Care Aide Certification

Full-Time Companion RN Companion Care

$64,000                $5,333                   $2,666                   $1,231                  $30.77

Our eldercare companions offer non-medical care for older adults who need to be cared for in their home while their loved ones are at work or at other times of need.  We also provide nurses who can administer medication and operate ambulatory equipment.

SALARY FOR HOUSEKEEPER

Full-Time                                          $26,000                $2,167                  $1,083                   $500                      $12.50

Housekeepers come to your home and do the cleaning chores you don’t want to do or are unable to do, either due to time restrictions or physical limitations.  Most housekeepers in today’s world work on an hourly basis.  Duties are usually limited to about no more than four hours but can be 8.  If a client wants to hire a housekeeper only on a part-time basis, they can determine what tasks they want done during a selected number of hours and days.  Housekeepers can be used daily, weekly, monthly or on an as needed basis for the convenience of the client’s family and household.  Housekeepers task can be the following but not limited to:

  • dusting
  • mopping
  • sweeping
  • making beds
  • changing linen on beds
  • washing dishes
  • cleaning bathrooms
  • cleaning refrigerator/ovens
  • laundry

SALARY FOR LAUNDRESS

Full-Time                                       $49,000                $4,083                  $2,041                   $942                      $23.56

Duties for a laundress are strictly related to the cleaning of clothes.  This person may wash, iron, fold and put away clothing and linen for the household at the client’s discretion.  Certain fragile items may not be included for protection of clothing items.

SALARY FOR LAWN KEEPER

Full-Time                                          $30,000                $2,500                   $1,250                   $577                      $14.42

Lawn Keepers do landscaping work.  This includes keeping grass cut and trimmed, planting bushes, flowers and shrubs.

SALARY FOR PERSONAL ASSISTANT

Full-Time                                        $39,000                      $3,250                   $1,625                   $750                      $18.75

A personal assistant duties are that of an administrative assistant or secretary.  The duties under this job can be tailored to the family’s needs.

SALARY FOR PERSONAL ORGANIZER

A salary of                                           $45,000                $3,750                   $1,875                   $865                      $21.63

Home Organizer

Virtual Organizer

The purpose of an organizer is to help bring order efficiency to the home or digital life, as well as helping

the life of the family be more productive to the best extent. They help conquer chaos and clutter whether it be physical or virtual.   A organizer will consult with you on what needs to be done in your home including garages for a specific project(s) you may have.  This time is spent to see exactly what the scope of your need is and to give you an idea of how long it should take to be accomplished.  These persons are experienced cleaning up clutter, reorganizing spaces to maximize use and are able to not only predict what supplies and or products are necessary to complete the project but can also give input and suggestions on arranging areas if requested by the client. A virtual organizer will help you organize content on any device you may have.  Our personal and professional devises can become clutter for many reasons and cause us to loose countless numbers of hours in our day.   Let our organizers come in and help complete long needed projects you have wanted to do in your home or on your devices.  Some projects these persons do are as follow:

  • Clean out and organize garages/basements areas/toolsheds
  • Clean and organize home office
  • Clean and organize children’s bedroom
  • Organize kitchen cabinets
  • Relocating
  • Organize cell phone content
  • Organize computer content
  • Analyze your cell phone and or computer for productivity