Average Salary For Butlers In South Africa

A butler is a person who works in a house serving and is a domestic worker in a large household.

In great houses, the household is sometimes divided into departments with the butler in charge of the dining room, wine cellar, and pantry.

Below is the Butler salary In South Africa

According to the SABA, many South African-trained butlers are also in demand overseas, and international job listings – for hotels, cruise liners, or estate management – draw a monthly salary of between R27,500 and R70,000, or some cases even as high as R100,000.

What qualifications do you need to be a butler?

excellent verbal communication skills.

active listening skills.

customer service skills.

sensitivity and understanding.

leadership skills.

patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations.

the ability to work well with others.

concentration skills.

How many hours does a butler work?

The butler role can be live-in or live-out and room and board can be considered part of the salary package.

The average hours of a butler are 60 per week with one day off. Four weeks’ annual leave is considered to be the general holiday period.

Do butlers have days off?

(While butlers do get days off, Sanz notes that other than his two weeks of annual vacation, he was always on call.) The proximity to wealth and luxury, however, does draw in some people hoping to enjoy the good life by proxy.