Wages have been slow to recover from the last recession, and real pay is still 7.4 percent less than it was in 2006. Of course, not all jobs experience the same pay growth. If you’re a …
Tag: childcare jobs
Today, like almost every weekday for the past three years, my wife and I dropped off our son Will at daycare.
Like all parents, our kiddo is the apple of our eye, and we wanted …
If the Baby-sitter's Club books were being written today, they'd feature some rich little girls. In an era of stagnating wages and low-paid work replacing more remunerative gigs, babysitters are doing quite nicely, thank you.
Name: Mary Anne Taylor
Job Title: Professional Nanny
Where: Seattle, WA
Years of Experience: 5
Education: Bachelor’s in Child Psychology from the University of Washington
Relevant Experience: Part-time babysitting jobs all through high school and college. I helped take care of my little brother growing up. Received a bachelor’s degree in Child Psychology and now am taking classes to get my teaching certificate.
Annual Salary: How much money does a nanny make? Use PayScale's Research Center to find out.
Becoming a Child Care Provider
What training is needed to be a nanny? How much money does a nanny make? Exactly what is the job description of a nanny? If you’re thinking of becoming a child care provider, these are all questions you are probably asking yourself. In this Salary Story, professional Nanny Mary Anne Taylor answers these questions and explains why her answers tend to vary depending on who she is working for. Overall, becoming a child care provider can lead to a challenging, versatile career that also helps prepare you to raise your own children.