Belmopan - Post Report Question and Answers

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

Most homes have a housekeeper who can cook. Cost range from $8 BZE an hour to $100 USD a week depending on duties. On top of this is BZE social security if your housekeeper works more than 8 hours. - Feb 2019

It is inexpensive (US$3/hour) but there aren't a huge number of great helpers. - Jun 2015

Very reasonable. The local minimum wage is extremely low, so our nanny/housekeeper charged US$3 per hour. - Jun 2015

It's widely available and cheap. - Jan 2011

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