Salaries

Salary for Nannies

Also known as:  Au Pair, Baby Sitter, Before and After School Daycare Worker, Childcare Aide, Childcare Attendant, Childcare Worker, Day Care Attendant, Day Care Worker, Daycare Aide, Daycare Provider

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Nannies act as a primary caregiver for children in private homes while parents must work or be absent. They tend to children's emotional, physical and social needs while simultaneously keeping the household in pristine condition. They are generally certified in first aid and CPR as a means to being able to act as a first responder in the case of an emergency. They perform all household and childcare duties on a daily basis including preparing and serving meals according to nutritional needs, doing laundry and cleaning, organizing play activities, providing academic stimulation and making sure children are transported to and from events. Nannies have the responsibility of acting as a role model for the children they care for and often help parents develop and maintain a healthy family schedule and model.

A Nanny can expect average salaries that can range from 16000 and 24000 depending on experience and domain knowledge. Nannies will normally get an average compensation of Twenty Thousand Three Hundred dollars per annum.

Nannies can get the highest pay in the District of Columbia, which has compensation, on average, of approximately $24590. People who work inside these careers can obtain the highest salaries in Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services, where they receive wages of $24970.

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ANNUAL SALARY
HOURLY RATE
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SALARY TREND
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 13.80 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
Nannies tend to make the most in the following industries
Finance and Insurance $24,970
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $24,150
Information $23,890
Educational Services $23,480
Public Administration $23,200
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing $22,960
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $19,320
Health Care and Social Assistance $20,150
Other Services (except Public Administration) $20,150
Management of Companies and Enterprises $20,600
Transportation and Warehousing $21,330
Retail Trade $21,370