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Babysitter/Nanny salary in California

How much does a Babysitter/Nanny make in California?

Average base salary

above national average
Average $25.11
Low $16.71
High $37.71
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a babysitter/nanny is $25.11 per hour in California. 5.8k salaries reported, updated at September 19, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in California

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6 to 9 years
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Top companies for Babysitter/Nannies in California

  1. Town + Country Resources
    15 reviews142 salaries reported
    $36.09per hour
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Highest paying cities for Babysitter/Nannies near California

  1. Encino, CA
    $30.31 per hour
    27 salaries reported
  2. Beverly Hills, CA
    $30.07 per hour
    114 salaries reported
  3. Oakland, CA
    $29.74 per hour
    83 salaries reported
  1. Los Angeles, CA
    $28.61 per hour
    745 salaries reported
  2. Walnut Creek, CA
    $26.66 per hour
    24 salaries reported
  3. Santa Barbara, CA
    $26.29 per hour
    53 salaries reported
  1. San Jose, CA
    $22.08 per hour
    113 salaries reported
  2. Sacramento, CA
    $21.55 per hour
    32 salaries reported
  3. San Diego, CA
    $21.33 per hour
    342 salaries reported
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Where can a Babysitter/Nanny earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Babysitter/Nannies

Top fields of study
Early Childhood Education Degree
Top skills
Nannying Experience

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

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Most common benefits for Babysitter/Nannies

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid orientation
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Work from home
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 9,061 ratings

46% of Babysitter/Nannies in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in California?

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Common questions about salaries for a Babysitter/Nanny

How can I know if I am being paid fairly as a babysitter/nanny?

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How much do similar professions to babysitter/nanny get paid?

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Can a babysitter/nanny be a salaried employee?

No, a babysitter/nanny cannot be a salaried employee as they are non-exempt employees.

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