Below is a salary guideline of what hourly rates a family can expect to pay. Please note that this is a suggested guideline of rates based on industry norms.
We recommend the following salaries for au pairs.
avg 1 hours per day – R2500
avg 2 hours per day – R3000
avg 3 hours per day – R4500
avg 4 hours per day – R5500
avg 5 hours per day – R6000
avg 6 hours per day – R7500
avg 7 hours per day – R8500
avg 8 hours per day – R9500
avg 9 hours per day – R10 500
avg 10 hours per day – R11 500
avg 11 hours per day – R12 500
avg 12 hours per day – R13 500
Please note that au pairs are generally reimbursed for petrol expenses at a rate of R2.75 per km travelled. However this is only generally payable whilst the au pair is working for you and not from her home to work, and from work to her home.
With regards to overtime if the au pair works time over and above her normal working hours this would be payable at 1.5 x the hourly rate indicated above.
For live-in au pairs, you can lower the hourly rate slightly to accommodate for free accommodation.
Au Pairs are generally paid on a weekly or monthly basis.
We recommend the following hourly rates for tutors.
Tutors for primary school children, homework & study techniques = R180 per hour
Tutors for grade 7 to 9 and study techniques = R200 per hour
Tutors for grade 10 to grade 12 for specific subjects = R220 per hour
Please note that tutors are generally not reimbursed for travel expenses as they do not drive around for the family.
Tutors are generally paid on a weekly or monthly basis.
We recommend the following hourly rates for babysitters.
Professional and experienced babysitters charge around R100 to R150 per hour
Junior babysitters charge around R50 per hour
Please note that babysitters are generally not reimbursed for travel expenses as they do not drive around for the family.
Babysitters are generally paid on the day, upon completion of their babysitting service.
Just a TipWe highly recommend that you consider the above mentioned salary guidelines when listing your vacancy or profile so as to obtain the maximum benefit out of this portal.