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What is the availability and cost of household help, and what types of help are typically employed by expatriates?

I have loved my household help. Price is about 500 lek an hour but very very good both with my daughter and the house. - Aug 2, 2016
Maximum US$4 per hour. Very affordable. Many people just pay salary. - Aug 2, 2015
Domestic help averages at US$3-5/hour. - Aug 12, 2014
Readily available and not too expensive. Going rates are around $4.00 an hour. Many of the nannies (particularly the younger ones) speak very good English. - May 18, 2013
Nannies and housekeepers are available, and relatively inexpensive, about 500 leke an hour (100 leke ~ 1 dollar) - Dec 27, 2012
Nannies can be hard to find depending on your timing. Domestic help is very affordable and easy to find. Both charge around $3-$4/hour. The Mike Center near the US embassy has a babysitter training and referral program, but expect a babysitter with minimal experience from there. - Oct 1, 2011