Nanny Salary (United States)

A Nanny earns an average wage of $12.43 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. 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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$14,086 - $40,764
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MEDIAN: $24,553
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Nanny Total Pay (?
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$9.26 - $17.64
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$14,086 - $40,764  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,014  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $250.00  
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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$17,234 - $39,279  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,561
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.26 - $17.64  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $3.96  
Overtime
$0.00 - $23.86  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,014  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $250.00  
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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$17,234 - $39,279  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,561
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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.
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Pay by Experience Level for Nanny
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
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National Average
$26,000
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Experience Affects Nanny Salaries

National Average
$26,000

Skills That Affect Nanny Salaries

Childhood Education
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Activities for Children
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Organizing
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National Average
$26,000
Cleaning
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Food Preparation
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Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 355 votes.
Gender
Female
99%
female alumni
 
Male
1%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 9% dental benefits Dental: 4%
vision benefits Vision: 2% employee benefits None: 91%
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