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

Lots of expats employ a part-time housekeeper. Seems like nannies are available too. - Sep 2019


Not sure. I know some co-workers have full time nannies and others have part-time cleaners. - Jun 2019


10-15 euros per hour is standard. Many people have a housekeeper - at least part time. But not many of those employees live in the house. - Mar 2017


We have a housekeeper that comes once a week for four hours and she charges 10 Euro an hour. She has worked with embassy staff for years and knows English. - Apr 2012


10-11 euros an hour. Many are available. - Nov 2011


Ther is help available. You can expect to pay 10EUR per hour with a minimum of 4 hours per week commitment. You probably will need some spanish to communicate well with the maids. - Oct 2011


We don't have any. Unemployment is high (20% in 2010) and there are a lot of immigrant workers here, so they are available. But my guess is that they are not cheap. - Aug 2010


Readily available but expensive. At least 10 Euros per hour. - Feb 2009


EUR 40-50 for a half day. - Jan 2008


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