Governess Salary in the United States

How much does a Governess make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Governess in the United States is $18 as of September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $15 and $21. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

What is a Governess?

A Governess is a woman employed to teach and train children in a private household. In contrast to a nanny (formerly called a nurse), she concentrates on teaching children, instead of taking on a role of duty. Her charges are of school age rather than babies. The position of Governess used to be common in well-off European families before the First World War, especially in the countryside where no suitable school existed nearby. Parents' preference to educate their children at home—rather than send them away to boarding school for months at a time—varied across time and countries. Governe...

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Job Openings for Governess
Concierge Nanny Services - Zeeland , MI
Company Description Concierge Nanny Services provides families nanny services including mommy helper, in-home nanny, governess, and house manager. We also offer great opportunities to have nannies on ...
ZipRecruiter - 8 days ago
Concierge Nanny Services - Ada , MI
We are seeking a Nanny-House Manager to join our amazing team! PART-TIME NANNY/House Manager/Governess LOCATION: Ada, MI. START DATE: Novemer 20, 2019 PAY RATE: $18.00 - $20.00+/HR DOE Monday ...
ZipRecruiter - 8 days ago