Nanny Salary (United States)

A Nanny earns an average wage of $12.67 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are cooking and Driving. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Nanny Salary (?
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$14,077 - $41,180
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MEDIAN: $24,831
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Nanny Salary (?
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$9.44 - $17.98
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$14,077 - $41,180  
   
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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$17,460 - $39,969  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 513
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.44 - $17.98  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.17 - $3.36  
Overtime
$0.00 - $24.26  
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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$17,460 - $39,969  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,521
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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 Difference By Location

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National Average
$27,000
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Nanny Reviews

What is it like working as a Nanny?
Nanny in New York:
"Nanny."
Pros: I absolutely love kids and seeing them grow and get smarter. I also love to do lots of activities with them.
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
$27,000

Skills That Affect Nanny Salaries

cooking
up arrow 19%
Driving
up arrow 17%
Errands
up arrow 9%
childcare
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Childhood Education
up arrow 3%
Activities for Children
up arrow 1%
Food Preparation
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laundry
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National Average
$27,000
Cleaning
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CPR
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Spanish Language
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 420 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
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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