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Au pair Salaries

Au pair salaries - (also known as "pocket money") vary according to a number of factors. Au pairs' hours and duties vary from host family to host family, and therefore so does the weekly amount of money they are paid. An Au pair will normally receive accommodation and food in addition. The Au pair salary information below is intended to provide a guide. Families should always check the Au pair salary guidelines for their own country, and not rely on the Au pair information below which is merely intended to be helpful.

COUNTRY

AVERAGE AU PAIR SALARY

Australia

AUD180 - AUD220 per week

Austria

€50 - €60 per week

Belgium

€450 a month

Canada

$5 to $7 per hour

Denmark

At least €335 per month

France

€240 to €300 per month

Germany

€260 per month

Ireland

€50-€75 per week

Italy

€60-€65 per week for an Au pair and € 80-€90 per week for “Au pair plus”

Netherlands

€340 per month

New Zealand

AU$250 per week

Norway

Must be no less then NOK 4000 ($735) per month

Spain

€50-€60 per week for an Au pair and €80-€90 per week for "Au pair plus"

Sweden

Minimum SEK 3,500 per month (US$ 500 or EUR 350 approx)

Switzerland

CHF500 - CHF800 per month

United Kingdom

£70 to £85 a week

United States

$195 per week

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