If you’re considering hiring an au pair an au pair one of the first things you’ll want to know is, what is a typical au pair salary and what are au pair costs, it’s also the question we get asked most frequently.
Host families run the risk of legal proceedings against them if they fail to pay their au pair the correct national rates, listed below.
This information is correct as of 4th March 2019.
|Au Pair Age||Minimum hourly rate of pay, €|
|Aged 20 and over||9.80|
|Aged under 18||6.86|
The cost, per hour, for live in and live out au pairs is the same, however you may make the deductions, listed below, to a live in au pair’s wages to cover food and board.
- you may deduct €0.87 per hour worked, for board
- You may deduct €23.15 per week, or a daily rate of €3.32