FAQs - Au Pair for my family


How much is an au pair paid?

An au pair is mostly paid in room and board (own bedroom and all meals provided). They are also given pocket money from $190 – $280+ a week *.

(*dependent on age, experience and number of hours help needed, from < 25 hours to 35 hours).

But this is not the only expense when hosting an au pair. Generally there are number of additional costs.

See the other FAQ – What other costs do we need to think about?