Entry-Level Nanny Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Entry-Level Nanny is $11.85 per hour. A skill in cooking is associated with high pay for this job.
Entry-Level Nanny Total Pay (?
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$13,801 - $39,693
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MEDIAN: $23,996
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Entry-Level Nanny Total Pay (?
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$8.59 - $15.70
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$13,801 - $39,693  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,009  
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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$16,654 - $35,590  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 869
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.59 - $15.70  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.20 - $3.71  
Overtime
$4.66 - $22.14  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,009  
   
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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$16,654 - $35,590  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 869
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Pay Difference By Location
New York
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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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Chicago
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Atlanta
up arrow 12%
Minneapolis
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Houston
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National Average
$25,000
San Diego
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Charlotte
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St. Louis
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Phoenix
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Nanny Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
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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National Average
$25,000
Food Preparation
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Home Care
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Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 186 votes.
Gender
Female
98%
female alumni
 
Male
2%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 8% dental benefits Dental: 3%
vision benefits Vision: 2% employee benefits None: 92%
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