House managers can be found in estates of all sizes depending on the service needs of the principles. A house manager that provides high levels of services is more likely to live at the estate.
The main difference from estate managers is that a house manager will usually be in charge of only one estate.
Similar to an estate manager, a house manager has a very broad range of abilities and knowledge. A house managers background comes mainly from the hotel trade. Many house managers also enroll to formal butler school courses.
A professional house manager should have an excellent knowledge of floral arranging, calligraphy and international wines together with a hands on work attitude.
Compensation for house managers: Typical salary range is $60,000 to $100,000 per annum. The more formal or specialised the duties and the number of household staff employees supervised, will dictate a higher compensation package. There may be additional benefits such as paid accomodation, a car, private health insurance, clothing allowance and more.
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