What are the costs involved in employing a helper during the entire contract?

Full Breakdown in costs of employing a helper during the 2-year contract

In addition to the initial one-time hiring fees, the recurring costs involved to continue employing a helper during the 2-year contract include:

  • Monthly salary

  • Monthly levy - $300 or $60 (concessionary rate) (Find out more information here and whether you qualify for levy concession here)

  • Living expenses (food, transport, utilities) - $200 to $250 on average

  • Medical checkup to be conducted every 6 months - $25 to $40 on average (Find out more information here)

Do take a moment to consider if you will be able to provide for the above financial costs involved with employing a domestic worker.

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