Entry-Level Nanny Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Entry-Level Nanny is $11.97 per hour. A skill in cooking is associated with high pay for this job.
Entry-Level Nanny Salary (?
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$13,246 - $39,155
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MEDIAN: $23,969
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Entry-Level Nanny Salary (?
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$8.77 - $16.08
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$13,246 - $39,155  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,007  
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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$16,756 - $35,881  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 246
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.77 - $16.08  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.16 - $3.43  
Overtime
$4.89 - $22.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,007  
   
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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$16,756 - $35,881  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 718
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Pay Difference By Location

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San Francisco
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Pittsburgh
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Denver
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Columbus
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Atlanta
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Houston
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San Diego
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Minneapolis
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National Average
$25,000
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St. Louis
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Nanny Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Nanny in Rochester:
Try your hardest with the kids, you are making an impact on their lives. They are going to remember How you treated them. Make this job one you will always talk about. Realize that the parents are counting on your for their livelihood. And most of all enjoy your time. Love the kids, teach them, play with them, teach them important morals and values.
Nanny in San Francisco:
"You Are So Valuable."
A nanny is one of the most valuable positions in a family unit. Therefore, one must recognize that they should demand a great salary and excellent benefits.
Nanny in Chappaqua:
"Do Everything."
Be prepared to do everything yourself, even things you would expect the parents to do on a daily basis. Like wash their own dishes. You will need to take child to doctor and will possibly be asked to take dog to vet as well. Organize all play dates, class schedules, keep up to date regarding where child should be in learning process and educate Mother. Do grocery shopping for whole family, all organic! Also prep child's meals as well as 2 meals for parents - healthy ones! Make sure to get mail and take care of dog. Also should fill water bottles for everyone before leaving for the day. Dry cleaning and daily errands are required.

Skills That Affect Entry-Level Nanny Salaries

cooking
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Organizing
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Childhood Education
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Activities for Children
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Cleaning
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Food Preparation
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National Average
$25,000

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Gender

Female
98%
female alumni
 
Male
2%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 7% dental benefits Dental: 3%
vision benefits Vision: 2% employee benefits None: 92%
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