Average Nanny Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Nanny is $14.84.
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $20
$197 - $2,024
Profit Sharing
$41 - $1,017
$5 - $11,250
Total Pay
$20,814 - $42,975

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Job Description for Nanny

Nanny Tasks
  • 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.
  • Ensure children's health and safety and care for illnesses.
  • Transport children to and from school, play dates, and activities.

Job Satisfaction for Nanny

3.9 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
The top respondents for the job title Nanny are from the companies Self-Employed, On Call Nanny and Microsoft Corp. Reported salaries are highest at NannySA where the average pay is $20.00. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Amazon.com Inc and Microsoft Corp, earning around $18.00 and $16.00, respectively. J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) pays the lowest at around $12.21. On Call Nanny and Self-Employed also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $13.23 and $15.23, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Nanny

Skills in Activities for Children, Food Preparation, Transport and Childhood Education are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Cleaning.

Pay by Experience Level for Nanny

An entry-level Nanny with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.02 based on 274 salaries. An early career Nanny with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.77 based on 4,090 salaries. A mid-career Nanny with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.99 based on 4,153 salaries. An experienced Nanny with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.45 based on 3,798 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $15.
Employees with Nanny in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 22.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (19.5% more) and Los Angeles, California (18.1% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 14,214 survey responses.
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