Market related salaries

Market related salaries

The Remuneration that an Au Pair would expect to receive differs from one another, but here are some guidelines for determining a fair market related salary.


Au Pairs employed for 2 hours per day Mon to Fri = 42 hours per month   @ R80ph = 

R3 360pm

Au Pairs employed for 3 hours per day Mon to Fri = 63 hours per month   @ R70ph = 

R4 410pm

Au Pairs employed for 4 hours per day Mon to Fri = 84 hours per month   @ R62ph =

R5 208pm

Au Pairs employed for 5 hours per day Mon to Fri = 105 hours per month @ R55ph =


Au Pairs employed for 6 hours per day Mon to Fri = 126 hours per month @ R52ph  =

R6 552pm

Au Pairs employed for 7 hours plus per day Mon to Fri earn between R7800 and R12000 per month depending on the hours, their age, experience and the job description.

Occasional babysitting should be remunerated at roughly the same hourly rate as above.

Au Pairs are also remunerated for fuel, at approximately R3.50pkm should they be required to transport your children or run errands for you, using their own vehicle.