Minsk - Post Report Question and Answers

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

We got lucky and found a great helper/nanny. She charges US $5 an hour and is very reliable. - Oct 2021

Household help can be obtained through recommendations from other expats or locally employed staff. Average cost of household help is US $5-6 per hour. Expats typically employ housekeepers. Some expats that live in houses with yards may also employee a gardener. - Apr 2019

Good and affordable. We pay our housekeeper $60 a week, and she comes two days a week and would stay nearly all day if we wanted her to. She cleans, she irons, she would do laundry if we wanted her to, she would cook if we wanted her to. - Oct 2011

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