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Entry-Level Nanny Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Nanny is $11.99 per hour. A skill in cooking is associated with high pay for this job.
$13,046 - $39,168
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $24,019
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$8.82 - $16.26
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National Salary Data

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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$13,046 - $39,168  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,008  
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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$16,754 - $36,168  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 275
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.82 - $16.26  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.16 - $3.43  
Overtime
$4.59 - $22.73  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,008  
   
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).
)
$16,754 - $36,168  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 800
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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
up arrow 19%

Organizing
up arrow 5%

Childhood Education
up arrow 2%

Activities for Children
up arrow 1%

Cleaning
0%

Food Preparation
0%

National Average
$25,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 210 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Common Health Benefits

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