Babysitter/Nanny salary in United States

How much does a Babysitter/Nanny make in the United States?

23.1k salaries reported, updated at October 19, 2021
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The average salary for a babysitter/nanny is $19.13 per hour in the United States.

Most common benefits

  • Work from home
  • Paid sick time
  • Flexible schedule
  • Food provided
  • Mileage reimbursement
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More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Information tooltip for top fields of study.Top fields of studyEarly Childhood Education Degree+28.32%salary
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Early Childhood Education Degree
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Information tooltip for top skills.Top skillsNannying Experience+12.00%salary
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Nannying Experience
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Infant Care
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Most common benefits for Babysitter/Nannies

  • Work from home
  • Paid sick time
  • Flexible schedule
  • Food provided
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Paid time off
  • Childcare
  • Paid housing
  • Health insurance
  • Loan repayment program
  • Family leave
  • Professional development assistance
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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 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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Do nannies make good money?