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House Sitter Salary

$30,071 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a House Sitter is $30,071 a year and $14 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a House Sitter is between $23,341 and $35,517. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Resides in house to maintain order and security of property and conduct necessary business transactions during temporary absence of owner, renter, or other occupant.
  • Monitors entrances to property and secures locks and other devices to prevent access of unauthorized persons.
  • Pays current bills from designated funds and makes deposits to accounts as required.
  • Answers telephone and doorbell, takes messages, and forwards information to employer as requested.
  • Forwards or files mail.
  • Cleans, vacuums, and dusts house, using vacuum cleaner and other housecleaning aids.
  • Feeds and waters pets and takes ill pets to Veterinarian for treatment.
  • Inspects utilities, such as plumbing and air-conditioning, to detect problems requiring services of repairer and contacts repair establishment to arrange for necessary repairs.
  • May care for swimming pool or grounds or perform other related duties.
House Sitter Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other

Job family population: 56,820

Estimated population of House Sitter jobs: 942

Rate of error: 2.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About United States

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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

House Sitter Job Listings for United States

House Sitter Wanted - Job Opportunity: A Passionate House And Petsitter In Columbia, California
Jun 18
Columbia, United States
I am looking for a house sitter working in Columbia, California. I hope to chat with a hardworking individual who has part-time availability. Services And Training: Our home is in need of pool ...
Pet Sitter Wanted - Interviewing A Capable Animal Caregiver/House Sitter In San Antonio
Jun 10
San Antonio, United States
I'm seeking a dog/house sitter working in San Antonio, Texas. My aim is to hire a skilled individual who is available to feed our small elderly dog, and sleep at our home when we are gone. Services ...
House Sitting Wanted - Job Posting: Azle, Texas House Sitter, Seeking House Sitter
Jun 19
Azle, United States
I'm hoping to find a house sitting professional available in Azle, Texas. I'm aiming to chat with a hardworking individual who has occasional availability. Services And Training: My family requires ...
Looking For A Dependable House Sitter/Animal Caretaker For Family Living In Mount Pleasant
May 27
Mount Pleasant, SC, USA
Searching for a great house sitter for a few weeks this summer and/or a housekeeper for the next school year. We have a dog, 2 cats, and 2 hamsters that live with us full-time and over the summer my ...
Looking For A House Sitter For 1 Dog, 4 Cats In Huntly
Jun 13
Huntly, VA, USA
Huntly family needs a full-time pet sitter for 1 dog, 4 cats. Must love animals! Our ideal match will meet the requirements below. Non-smoker
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