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House Sitter Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$34,271 (USD)

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Last updated: June 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a House Sitter is $34,271 a year and $16 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a House Sitter is between $33,279 and $40,477. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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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 Seattle, Washington, 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 Seattle, Washington

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

House Sitter Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

House Sitter Wanted - House Sitter With A Green Thumb Needed
Jun 7
Seattle, United States
I'm booking a house and plant sitter in Seattle, Washington in the Lake City neighborhood. I travel often for work and would love to meet someone that I can trust to check on my place and take care ...
House Sitter Wanted - Seattle Wa 98125
Jun 2
Seattle, United States
Hello my name is Heidi. I am looking for house sitting and pet feeding for when I am travelling. Excited to talk to you soon. I will be out of town On Sunday --...-saturday 817-2019... I have two ...
House Sitter Wanted - Looking For Garden Watering While Out Of Town
Jun 12
Seattle, United States
I hope you are having a good day..... are looking for a plant sitter (someone to water our outdoor gardens) living in Seattle, Washington. I'm hoping to hire a temporary waterer to water the garden 3 ...
House Sitter Wanted - Mail Collection And Garden Watering
Jun 6
Seattle, United States
Just to check on the house and make sure all is ok when I am not there. This would be ongoing 3 weeks a month. Please email me through this site.
House Sitting Wanted - Qualified Home Carer Wanted In Seattle, Seeking House Sitter
Jun 1
Seattle, United States
Our ideal service provider would have house sit multiple times before but this is not necessary to apply. Additional Availability: We can be flexible for the right candidate. Getting In Touch: You ...
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