$25,985
Avg. Salary
$14.67
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$604

Bonus

$488

Profit Sharing

$500

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Nanny is $14.67 per hour.

The average pay for a Nanny is $25,985 per year.

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$14.67
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$19.96
90%
MEDIAN $14.67
$14k
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$46k
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MEDIAN $25,985
$14,085 - $46,114
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MEDIAN: $25,985
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$0$46K
Salary $14,085 - $46,114
Bonus $196 - $2,011
Profit Sharing $27.67 - $11,836
Commission $500
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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$19,975 - $42,402
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,783
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $9.95 - $19.96
Hourly Tips $0.12 - $2.19
Overtime $10.38 - $29.85
Annual Data $0$42K
Bonus $196 - $2,011
Commission $500
Profit Sharing $27.67 - $11,836
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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$19,975 - $42,402
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 10,894

Job Description for Nanny

A nanny is a professional worker who cares for a person’s child or children in their home. These individuals are usually highly trained in the field and many times have earned their early childhood credentials. Many nannies today are both male and female and usually range in age from early 20s to 60s.

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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Nanny


Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous Nannies include Self-Employed, family, On Call Nanny, Private Family, and Nanny.

Common Career Paths for Nanny


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Nannies may experience a large salary bump if they progress into a role such as Registered Nurse. The latter position pays an average of $56K annually. Going from Nanny to Administrative Assistant is the transition that occurs most often in this field, where the paychecks are $31K. Many others choose to work as Certified Nurse Assistants, where pay is typically $23K.

Nanny Job Listings

Popular Skills for Nanny


Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. Most notably, skills in Bilingual, cooking, CPR, and childcare are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 3 percent and 5 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Child Care, Teaching, and Cleaning. The majority of those who know Activities for Children also know Childhood Education.

Pay by Experience Level for Nanny

Pay by Experience for a Nanny has a positive trend. An entry-level Nanny with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 3,298 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Nanny with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 2,987 salaries. An experienced Nanny which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 2,140 salaries. A Nanny with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 843 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $30,299

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Surpassing the national average by 43 percent, Nannies in San Francisco receive some of the highest pay in the country. Nannies will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+29 percent), New York (+25 percent), Seattle (+20 percent), and Minneapolis (+11 percent). Trailing the national average by 3 percent, San Diego is the market with the smallest paychecks.

Nanny Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Nanny?

Nanny in Bridgeport:
"Hardest job in the world... You have to be alert every sec."
Pros: Hard as it is these kids make me smile on a bad day.....
Cons: Long hours.....everlasting energy you have to find to run around with children...parents who don't set boundary for their children...... Therefore these children don't like the word No!!!

Nanny in San Jose:
"Experienced Nanny."
Pros: Children, family, freedom, joy, pay, respect, perks.
Cons: Laundry, cleaning, lack of appreciation, stress.

Nanny in New York:
"Nanny."
Pros: I absolutely love kids and seeing them grow and get smarter. I also love to do lots of activities with them.
Cons:

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 Houston:
"Rewarding."
Pros: Working closely with children and their families. Making a difference in childrens lives. Giving care and protection when parents cannot be present due to work or other obligations.
Cons: It is not what I studied to do.

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.

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Key Stats for Nanny

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1426 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%

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Experience Affects Nanny Salaries

▲3%

▲3%

National Average
$30,000

▼1%

▼15%

Skills That Affect Nanny Salaries

▲3%

▲2%

CPR
▲1%

▲1%

National Average
$30,000

▼1%


▼1%


Activities for Children
▼4%

Food Preparation
▼4%

Special Needs
▼4%

laundry
▼5%

▼6%

▼8%

▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 1426 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 94%