A fully in-charge household team. Typically, a couple, who live together, with one usually responsible for the inside of the home: cleaning, cooking, shopping, menu planning, laundry, serving and overseeing the daily activities of the house. The other person is responsible for the outside grounds, gardening, light maintenance, repair and general handyman and care of cars. In more formal situations, Couples may only oversee the inside of the house. Housing is usually provided.

There are several variations on a Household Couple:

Duties

  • Cooking
  • Cleaning
  • Ironing/Laundry
  • Childcare

Typical outdoor duties may include:

  • Driving
  • Home Maintenance/DIY/Security
  • Gardening
  • Pet/animal care
  • Working Hours of a Household Couple

Working hours of a Household Couple

A live-in Household Couple, typically works a 5-day week for 10 to 12 hours a day. A full-time live-out Household Couple usually works an 8 to 10-hour day.

Salary of a Household Couple

A live-in Household Couple are on average paid £52,000 to £82,000 (combined) in the UK internationally £80,000+

A live-out Household Couple are on average paid £70,000 to £85,000 (combined) in the UK