Nanny or Aupair Salary

A Nanny or Aupair earns an average wage of $12.18 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$12,341 - $39,874
(Median)
$12K
$24K
$40K
MEDIAN: $24,351
10%
50%
90%

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$8.93 - $17.15
(Median)
$8
$12
$17
MEDIAN: $12.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary 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$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$12,341 - $39,874  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,144  
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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$16,781 - $37,581  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 202
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.93 - $17.15  
   
Overtime
$9.78 - $24.37  
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$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,144  
   
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).
)
$16,781 - $37,581  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 506
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Job Description for Nanny or Aupair

A nanny or aupair takes care of one or more children, usually in a residential environment. Positions can be both full-time and part-time. Some positions will require the nanny to live in, and the nanny may be expected to be available at all times for the children being taken care of.

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Nanny or Aupair 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 or Aupair

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Nanny or Aupair Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Late-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$25,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Nanny or Aupair Salaries

Childhood Education
0%

National Average
$25,000

Activities for Children
up arrow 2%

Cleaning
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 77 votes.

Gender

Female
100 %
Male
0 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 9% dental benefits Dental: 3%
vision benefits Vision: 2% employee benefits None: 90%
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