Nanny Salary (United States)

A Nanny earns an average wage of $12.52 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are cooking and Driving. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.
Nanny Total Pay (?
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$14,110 - $40,909
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MEDIAN: $24,727
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Nanny Total Pay (?
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$9.27 - $17.75
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$14,110 - $40,909  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,014  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$17,237 - $39,426  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,830
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.27 - $17.75  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.39 - $3.40  
Overtime
$0.00 - $24.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,014  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$17,237 - $39,426  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,830
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Job Description for Nanny
A nanny is a professional worker who cares for a person’s child or children in their home. These individuals are usually highly trained in the field and many times have earned their early childhood credentials. Many nannies today are both male and female and usually range in age from early 20s to 60s.
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Nanny Tasks
  • Transport children to and from school, play dates, and activities.
  • Ensure children’s health and safety and care for illnesses.
  • Work in a private home providing childcare, supervising children, keeping children entertained, and upholding family rules.
  • Prepare children’s meals, clean up after the children, do some of the family’s shopping, and perform light housekeeping.
Read more about: Child Care Workers , Nannies
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Pay Difference By Location
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$26,000
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Nanny Reviews

What is it like working as a Nanny?
Nanny in Houston:
"Rewarding."
Pros: Working closely with children and their families. Making a difference in childrens lives. Giving care and protection when parents cannot be present due to work or other obligations.
Cons: It is not what I studied to do.
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Experience Affects Nanny Salaries

National Average
$26,000

Skills That Affect Nanny Salaries

cooking
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Driving
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Childhood Education
up arrow 3%
childcare
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Activities for Children
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laundry
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National Average
$26,000
Cleaning
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Food Preparation
up arrow 1%
CPR
up arrow 5%
Home Care
up arrow 9%
Spanish Language
up arrow 18%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 394 votes.
Gender
Female
99%
female alumni
 
Male
1%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 8% dental benefits Dental: 4%
vision benefits Vision: 2% employee benefits None: 91%
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