An Estate Manager is responsible for the smooth operation of the employer’s residence(s). Estate Managers are well trained and have excellent judgment regarding decisions about household maintenance and management such as hiring service people and providing direction to other household staff. Computer and accounting skills are commonly required for this position in addition to general household management duties.

Duties can include hiring, training, and supervising all household staff, overseeing the operation and maintenance of an estate or multiple residences, creating and maintaining household manuals, managing the calendar, organizing and running large events and parties, bookkeeping and accounting tasks, booking travel arrangements, maintaining household security, managing designated projects and, in general, making sure that his/her employer’s life is as carefree as possible.

Annual salary range: $85,000 to well over $250,000