Average Butler Salaries

Whether you are looking to hire a butler or looking to be hired as a butler, or even just want to validate your current salary, you are sure to find this average butler salary overview to be a helpful resource. Find out how much a butler costs (or how much do butlers get paid):

London average salaries





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Live-Out (F/T)


North of England average salaries




Head Butler

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Scotland, Cumbria & Northumberland average salaries





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International average salaries





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£30k-£60k net per annum, UK equivalent*

Travelling Butlers

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£40k-£70k net per annum, UK equivalent*

* Net Salaries are displayed when the salary guide position encompasses multinational locations with varying levels of tax and other deductions

** Net Salaries reflect the amount the employee will receive after deductions are made from their salaries

PLEASE NOTE: All salaries quoted throughout this survey are a guideline only, from information gleaned over 2 years from the Greycoat Lumleys database of candidates and clients.

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Live In Cook / Housekeeper / Driver Job

Live In Cook / Housekeeper / Driver Job - Nr Market Harborough Leicestershire - early 2024 start - 4 bed separate cottage accommodation offered - £35,000+ gpa Our client is looking for an experienced Cook / Housekeeper  to take on a full-time role looking after 2 adults who live in a 4 bedroomed property near Market Harborough.  Their current Housekeeper is leaving after 28 years with the family and they are looking for someone who can take on the role, looking after their home.  The couple currently employ a cleaner and gardener who this member of staff will work alongside.    Driving is also part of the role - they would consider a Housekeeper with a partner who might work for them on an adhoc basis to over this part of the role. Duties will include: Cooking for the couple - a light breakfast, lunch and evening meal Menu planning and all food preparation Cooking for guests - more informal dinner parties Shopping for the household Dog walking and dog sitting Cleaning silver and care of antiques Assisting the cleaner when the house is busy Household maintenance Organising and dealing with trades and contractors Driving for the couple as needed Running errands This will be a full time role which will be 5 days per week, normally Monday to Friday but some weekends will be needed when they have guests - time off to then be taken in the week. Separate 4 bed cottage provided (bills TBC) £35,000+ GPA depending on experience

  • Market Harborough
  • Permanent
  • £35,000+ GPA

Live In Butler Job

Live In Butler Job - Market Harborough Leicestershire - start asap - separate accommodation - £45,000 to £55,000 DOE A returning client of Greycoat Lumleys is looking to recruit an experienced Butler to work as part of a small team looking after a family and their property near Market Harborough.    The candidate will work with the Housekeeping team mainly at the property in Leicestershire although you may also be required to other properties owned by the principal.  The principal spends most of their time in Leicestershire as well as hosting family members, business partners, colleagues and friends on a regular basis.    The house must be in a state of readiness and the Butler would be expected to work with the team to ensure high standards at all time.  The Butlers main task will be to make the house feel like a home.  The Butler would be the "front of house" liaising between the principal and the house team.  Duties and responsibilities will include: Taking care of the family and ensuring their comfort whilst they are at home (normally Thursday to Sunday) Serving meals informally and formally Driving and general chauffeuring duties to include collecting the principal, family and friends from the train station (can be late in evenings). Taking the principal to meetings / anywhere as and when required. Providing basic office assistance for the principal – printing and scanning any documents, posting letters, welcoming guests for meetings and providing drinks Responsible for the family’s clothes – organising wardrobes to ensure nothing is lost, arranging for garments to be mended or sent out when needed, packing for holidays Helping the housekeeping team with the day-to-day cleaning as required Preparing for and taking care of guests Ensuring bedrooms are prepared and ready Welcoming guests and escorting them to their rooms, ensuring their comfort on arrival Serving meals and pre dinner drinks – making sure a welcoming environment is provided for guests at all times Helping chefs at bigger dinner parties with clear up and ensuring the kitchen is left immaculate. Getting guests bags Opening the house in the morning, setting fires for the afternoon, checking the house before leaving at night Wine cellar management Occasional travel to London/Yorkshire for dinner parties/shoots Occasional travel abroad Liaising with the London office to organise any maintenance required. Liaising with the London office for events at the house - guest lists, rooming plans etc. To be an Alarm Responder and Key Holder The principals plans can change at short notice so you must be flexible and be able to respond quickly to requests so that the principals needs are met efficiently You need to be an active member of the team and be happy to work evenings and weekends Separate accommodation will be offered on the estate. Rent free and council tax and water rates paid by the employer Start asap £45,000 to £55,000 DOE 40 hours per week over 5 days including some evenings and weekends

  • Market Harborough
  • Permanent
  • £45,000 to £55,000 GPA
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