We've been successfully arranging family and personal staffing relationships since 1993

Elite Domestic Agency
Over 20 Years in Business

We represent the most professional, experienced and loyal staff one can find.

Estate Managers & Personal Assistants

Let us provide you with the service and attention your household deserves.

Private Chefs and Cooks

We are pleased to offer you a highly trained and certified security professionals.

Private Chauffeurs & Bodyguards

Our agency serves clients who seek the very best in nursing care.

LVN & RN Nurses and Caregivers

Our nannies are child care experts.

Professional Nannies

We are professional agency with professional staff and the experience to get the job done.

Butlers & Maids

About us


Elite Domestic Agency is an elite placement and consulting agency for your domestic staffing needs. We represent the most professional, experienced and loyal staff one can find. We've been successfully arranging family and personal staffing relationships since 1993. The agency began as nanny placement and referral agency, providing only the best, English speaking professional nannies in the Los Angeles area.

Over the years, our service area and array of services has expanded. We successfully continue to operate as a full service domestic agency offering a variety of personal staffing needs across the Los Angeles and worldwide. Our wide clientele base ranging from high-profile families and individuals within the financial, entertainment and sport industry to royal family. We treat all clients confidentially.

Personal service, attention to detail, family values, and most important, expertise are our keys to success.

There are several good reasons to consider doing business with us.

We are over 20 years in business.

We offer a full six (6) month replacement policy.

We are selecting only the best candidates.

We are concentrating on you exclusively.

We are professional agency with professional staff and the experience to get the job done.

We care and go the extra mile.

We work with you after the job has started.

If you desire to hire our services, please contact us online or call us for details on candidates, salaries and availability.


Services


The Elite Domestic Agency is dedicated to finding you the perfect household personnel for your home, estate or yacht. Whetever you are across the street or on the other side of the world. The Elite Domestic Agency rejects up to 70% of applicants due to its extremely selective hiring process. We provide the very best professional service, and ultimately the very best professional staff. If we don't find that right candidate no other agency will. The following positions are managed by Elite Domestic Agency:


  • Estate Managers


  • Personal Assistants


  • Chefs


  • Chauffeurs & Bodyguards


  • Nannies


  • Baby Nurses


  • LVN & RN Nurses and Caregivers


  • Butlers


  • Maids


We provide the very best professional service, and ultimately the very best professional staff.

Estate Managers


We specialize in placing quality domestic household personnel in residences and private estates throughout the Los Angeles area and worldwide. We understand the complexities of finding the perfect estate manager, a service oriented, loyal, discreet and dedicated person.

An estate manager supervises and coordinates activities of household employees engaged in cooking, cleaning, and related domestic duties. An estate manager oversees estate security, all construction and renovation, landscapers and caterers, assists in the planning of all social and holiday events in the estate and manages all vendor relations.

Many house managers double as a personal assistant, handling correspondence and coordinating your calendar.

Our best candidates are formally trained and are highly experienced across the United States and around the world.

An estate manager's yearly salary ranges from $65,000 to $150,000 or more.

Personal Assistants


Our personal assistants are experienced, cooperative, computer savvy and resourceful with the ability to anticipate your needs. Their skills and integrity ensures that your personal affairs run smoothly and flawlessly.

Duties would include care of house guests needs and requests, coordination of parties and other events, personal shopping, handling of personal correspondence, keeping the family calendar and appointments, travel bookings and managing filing systems.

The salary range for this position is between $45,000 and $70,000 and can go even higher depending on experience and the assignment.

Elite Domestic Agency is a full household staffing company. We manage also Executive Assistants, Estate Managers, Teachers and Tutors.

Personal Chefs & Cooks


Let us provide you with the service and attention your household deserves.

Each of our private chefs and cooks is carefully evaluated based on his or her ability, personality, professionalism and appearance. You can rest assured that staff managed by Elite Domestic Agency will be the best staff you can find.

Private chefs and cooks plan menus and prepare meals in private homes, according to recipes or tastes of their employer. Cooks also clean the kitchen and cooking utensils, and sometimes serve meals.

He or she works closely with the estate manager, house manager and personal assistant.

Our best candidates are formally trained and are highly experienced accross the United States and around the world. We helped many creative, professional chefs make the transition from the restaurant industry to fulfilling careers in private homes.

A chef's yearly salary ranges from $50,000 to $120,000 or higher.

Private Chauffeurs & Bodyguards


We are pleased to offer you a highly trained and certified security professionals to help you feel safe in any situation. We provide both male bodyguard and female bodyguard specialists with extensive military and government backgrounds in local, county or state law enforcement agencies. All candidates have specialized driving skills, weapons training, risk avoidance skills and medical training and are available for short or long term assignments.

Absolute confidentiality is maintained with all clients.

Nannies


Our success is built on satisfied families. Fact is, you can hire an average nanny and get average results but, if you want more for your children, you'll hire Elite Domestic Agency.

We are extremely selective in the process of hiring and we reject up to 70% of applicants. We represent nannies who love working with children with many years of professional experience. Our nannies are child care experts.

Our agency never compromise on the detailed screening of nannies. Please read the Elite Protection Plan. All candidates that come through Elite Domestic Agency are U.S. citizens or are legally authorized to work in the United States. All nannies drive and speak English fluently as a native or as a second language. We also place bilingual nannies. A large number of our nannies have a university degree or minimally they are high school graduates. We have candidates of all nationalities.

A nanny will not do general household duties other than those to do with the children. Nannies are responsible for quality child care and the child-related chores around the home. This usually includes washing, ironing and cooking for kids as well as cleaning their bedrooms. Duties within a family should be negotiated at the time of employment.

On average a nanny will work eight to ten hours per day although this is negotiable and should be agreed before commencement of employment.

A nanny's salary may vary and depending on the nanny's qualifications and experience. The other factors that effect the salary are the number of hours, the number of children and the job responsibilities. Our professional nannies typically make from $15 to $20 per hour.

The live-out nanny's salary starts at $600 and could go up to $1000 net per week or higher. These rates are based on a five day week. A nanny's week usually includes 40 to 50 hours, with two days off each week. Any overtime should be compensated. The live-in nanny works longer hours, but the salary often is the same.

We place nannies in Holmby Hills, Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Westwood, Century City, Brentwood, Hollywood Hills, West Hollywood, Hancock Park, Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades, Marina del Rey, Playa del Rey, Palos Verdes, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach and Redondo Beach.

We also serve some areas of the San Fernando Valley and Malibu.

We place with working couples, single parents, foster parents, lesbian and gay couples, parents who work full- or part-time at home, and parents who are at-home parents.

Baby Nurses


Our baby nurses are highly experienced and skilled professionals who comes into your home in the first days of your baby's life. They take complete care of a newborn by providing assistance from post-delivery recovery to transitioning your newborn to a regular schedule and a daily routine.

Baby nurses do bathing, diapering, dressing, feeding, laundry and maintenance of the baby’s room.

A baby nurse's salary may vary. Baby Nurses generally work 24 hour days. In general the daily rate for a single baby is $250-400 and for twins is $350-500.

LVN & RN Nurses and Caregivers


Our agency serves clients who seek the very best in nursing care and understand the value of the maximum degree of care, comfort and safety.If you choose our agency we will be with you every step of the way, from the initial consultation to recovery.

Each care specialists who cares for a patient is specifically trained in the important healing issues and recovery solutions that relate to the specific procedure. Our care specialists, Registered Nurses and Licensed Vocational Nurses are experienced in plastic (cosmetic/reconstructive) surgery healing and are available to provide you with superior care 24 hrs/7 days week directly in your home or temporary accommodation setting. Our care specialists are available for care to non-plastic surgery patients as well. We care for breast cancer survivors during their surgical procedures, patients recovering from back, hip, knee, general or gynecological surgeries. providing treatment and care that accelerates your recovery time. Our care specialists work with your doctor's protocol to ensure the doctor's post-surgical care instructions are diligently followed.

Depending on the level of care that you will need the following are the types of services and assistance that we can provide to you during your healing journey:

  • Transportation Services
  • Meal Preparation
  • Light Housekeeping
  • Personal Care, including bathing, dressing and toileting assistance
  • Medication Reminders
  • Working together with therapy and rehab specialists
  • Post Surgical Support
  • Personal Shopping
  • Laundry Services
  • Insuring Home Comfort
  • Communicating with your Support Network
  • Make and Answer telephone calls from family/friends
  • Provide companionship and emotional support
  • Assist with pet care

    Butlers


    A butler supervises and coordinates activities of household employees engaged in cooking, cleaning, and related domestic duties. Receives and announces guests, answers the telephone, sets the table, serves meals and drinks, assist with party planning and execution, and performs various personal services. He or she works closely with the estate manager, house manager and personal assistant.

    Many butlers double as a personal assistant, handling correspondence and coordinating your calendar.

    Our best candidates are formally trained and are highly experienced across the United States and around the world.

    A butler's yearly salary ranges from $50,000 to $120,000 or more.

    Maids


    Maid's duties consist of everyday maintenance and care for your home. Depending on the size of the household, maid duties are, but not limited to, daily housekeeping chores around home which includes vacuuming, sweeping and mopping floors, cleaning toilets, sinks and showers, making beds, doing laundry, sheets, towels, washing windows, keeping all rooms presentable, work with all in courteous, helpful and professional manner. Some maids prepare and cook meals. Please remember, these are just some of the standard duties.

    A maid's yearly salary ranges from $25,000 to $40,000 or higher.

  • If you desire to hire our services, simply contact us to discuss your employment requirements in more detail.

    Screening Process


    We screen numerous applicants for household positions each year. Once a candidate is considered to be a qualified candidate, he or she is submitted to a very thorough background and security investigation.

    We have been placing premier-quality childcare and household professionals since 1993. With a superior level of service we done just about everything we can think of to keep you, your loved ones and your property safe. We have developed the Elite Protection Plan.

    Elite Protection Plan



    We reject up to 70% of applicants due to our extremely selective hiring process. Every candidate for employment is personally interviewed and evaluated by our agency. In addition to the personal interview and application evaluation, the following are required from our applicants:

  • Social security card
  • Valid driver's license
  • Proof of legal authorization to work in the US
  • Educational diploma & Certificates
  • A recent photograph
  • 2 references related to the position
  • 2 personal references

    In order to protect families from incompetent employees we go further. We cooperate with a nationwide leader in employment screening APSSI.


  • Fingerprinting

    Federal criminal search

    County criminal search

    Employment history

    Extensive reference check

    DMV Record | Per Request

    Credit Check | Per Request

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    Reach out today to get started.

    Fees & Rates


    For employment longer than four months, the fee is 15% of employee's first annual gross salary.This is a one-time fee.

    For employment shorter than four months, the fee is 30% of the total gross salary paid to employee during employment.This is a one-time fee.

    Please be advised that our agency doesn't negotiate the fee.

    Our placement fee must be paid in full prior to the employee's start date.

    There is no cost or obligation to pay the placement fee until you have selected the employee of your choice or during a trial period of seven days or less.

    Included in our fee is a six-month replacement guarantee period, profile matching, appointments schedule, professional consultations, personal support, assistance and the Elite Domestic Agency Protection Plan.

    We are not responsible for wages to the employee or for any liability that may result from this employment. Taxes, insurance and benefits are the sole responsibility of the employer.

    We accept checks or money orders.

    All checks are to be in U.S. dollars, drawn from a U.S. bank and made payable to Elite Domestic Agency.

    A salary may vary and depending on the applicant’s qualifications and experience. The other factors that effect the salary are the number of hours, location and the job responsibilities.


    Position Salary Range
    Estate Manager $1,000 to $2,500 weekly
    Personal Assistant $600 to $1,200 weekly
    Chauffeur $600 to $1,200 weekly
    Chef $600 to $1,500 weekly
    Nanny $600 to $1,000 weekly
    Baby Nurse $250 to $400 day
    Caregiver $600 to $1,000 weekly
    Butler $600 to $1500 weekly
    Housekeeper $500 to $800 weekly



    These rates are based on a five-day week, 40 to 50 hours, with two days off each week.

    Frequently Asked Questions


    I would like to start the process. Where do I begin?

    If you desire to hire our services, simply contact us online or call 310-855-2301 during normal business hours to discuss your employment requirements in more detail.


    Do I have to pay a registration fee?

    There is no registration fee of any kind. Once you have found the candidate of your choice, there is a placement fee. This is a one-time fee. For more details, please go here.


    What is the average age of your candidates?

    Most of our candidates are in their mid-twenties, thirties and fourties, some are older, married and have raised their own children.


    Who are your candidates?

    We represent the most professional, experienced and loyal staff one can find. All candidates must have a minimum four years of experience at the position they are applying for. All candidates that come through Elite Domestic Agency are U.S. citizens or are legally authorized to work in the United States. All of our candidates use English fluently as a native or as a second language. A large number of our applicants have a university degree or minimally they are high school graduates.


    How many hours can we expect a household employee to work?

    On average a household employee will work eight to ten hours per day although this is negotiable and should be agreed before commencement of employment.


    Where do you place?

    The majority of our clientele is residing in Holmby Hills, Beverly Hills and Bel Air. We often find placements also in Westwood, Century City, Brentwood, Hollywood Hills, West Hollywood, Hancock Park, Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades, Marina del Rey, Playa del Rey, Palos Verdes, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach and Redondo Beach. We also serve some areas of the San Fernando Valley and Malibu. For our international clientele we place worldwide.


    How do you find your candidates?

    Over the years, the word of mouth has been proven to be the most effective search tool. We receive most of our best candidates through referrals. This gives us the ability to represent the most impressive candidates.


    How long will it take to find somebody for me?

    It usually takes 1-3 weeks, depending on your schedule. It's best to start the process about 3 weeks before you actually need somebody to begin working with you. After reviewing your needs, we will start presenting prospective candidates for you to interview. We encourage you strongly that once you've met someone you are interested in, it is important to let her and us know you're interested. Otherwise our candidate might be hired by someone else in the meantime.


    What is your interview and reference checking process?

    The checking process begins with an extensive face to face interview at our Los Angeles office where all candidates are evaluated. All references are contacted and verified prior to presentation. Criminal background checks, DMV checks are conducted prior to start date. Learn more about our screening process.


    Is a household worker an employee? What taxes do I need to pay?

    If you hire someone to work in your home, such as a cleaning person, a cook, a gardener or a baby sitter, both you and your employee should know about paying Social Security and Medicare taxes. Your household employee may be eligible for Social Security and Medicare some day—if you deduct Social Security and Medicare taxes from his or her wages, pay the taxes to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and report the wages to the Social Security Administration. For further information please visit Breedlove & Associates.


    Do you share my private information?

    We do not share or rent the list of information collected. We treat all of our dealings with clients and prospects confidentially.

    Do You Have Any Questions?

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    Employers
    If you desire to hire our services, simply email or call us during normal business hours to discuss your employment requirements in more detail. We treat all your informations strictly confidentially.


    Job Applicants
    We're always looking for candidates with outstanding references and experience. If you're a professional, service oriented, loyal, discreet and dedicated person residing in Los Angeles, please contact us. Our agency will set up a personal interview. There is a $20 registration fee for applying with our agency.


    info@elitedomesticagency.com

    310-855-2301



    Office Hours
    Monday through Friday, 10 am - 6 pm