How much does a Nanny make in the United States?

Average Nanny Yearly Salary in the United States

Nannies earn an average yearly salary of $22,934. Salaries typically start from $17,186 and go up to $31,720.

Average Nanny Hourly Wage in the United States

Nannies earn an average hourly wage of $11.03. Hourly wages typically start from $8.26 and go up to $15.25.

Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Employment Type Mix

40%
Full-Time
60%
Part-Time

Source: Sokanu user data. View more Nanny demographics

Salary Satisfaction

3.3
SCORE
2201
RATINGS
Nannies average a score of 3.3 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Nannies in the 76th percentile of salary satisfaction.

Source: Sokanu user data. View more Nanny satisfaction

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Nanny Earnings by Seniority

Top End Nanny Earnings

The highest earning Nannies in the United States earn:

$15.25
an hour
$31,719.9
per year
Senior Nanny Earnings

Senior Nannies in the United States earn:

$12.26
an hour
$25,495.7
per year
Experienced Nanny Earnings

Experienced Nannies in the United States earn:

$10.18
an hour
$21,175.8
per year
Junior Nanny Earnings

Junior Nannies in the United States earn:

$8.98
an hour
$18,682.1
per year
Starting Nanny Earnings

Starting Nannies in the United States earn:

$8.26
an hour
$17,185.8
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Nanny Salary Comparison

Nannies earn more than 15% percent of similar careers in the United States.

Elementary School Teacher Salary $39k
Clergy Salary $38k
Art Teacher Salary $37k
Graduate Teaching Assistant Salary $32k
Preschool Teacher Salary $24k
Nanny Salary $22k
Teacher Assistant Salary $22k
Library Assistant Salary $22k
Childcare Worker Salary $21k
Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)

Nanny salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Nanny Salary in Massachusetts $14.89 $30,975.3 # 1
Nanny Salary in New York $14.21 $29,563.6 # 2
Nanny Salary in District of Columbia $14.16 $29,450 # 3
Nanny Salary in California $13.92 $28,955.6 # 4
Nanny Salary in Colorado $13.36 $27,795.4 # 5
Nanny Salary in Washington $13.31 $27,675.9 # 6
Nanny Salary in New Jersey $13.26 $27,573.8 # 7
Nanny Salary in Alaska $12.85 $26,720 # 8
Nanny Salary in Vermont $12.81 $26,650 # 9
Nanny Salary in Illinois $12.80 $26,623.2 # 10
Nanny Salary in Maryland $12.60 $26,215.2 # 11
Nanny Salary in Oregon $12.53 $26,054.7 # 12
Nanny Salary in Connecticut $12.18 $25,340 # 13
Nanny Salary in Minnesota $11.87 $24,687.7 # 14
Nanny Salary in Rhode Island $11.84 $24,620 # 15
Nanny Salary in Texas $11.69 $24,313.9 # 16
Nanny Salary in North Carolina $11.58 $24,082.0 # 17
Nanny Salary in Ohio $11.37 $23,653.1 # 18
Nanny Salary in Wyoming $11.36 $23,630 # 19
Nanny Salary in Michigan $11.31 $23,516.0 # 20
Nanny Salary in Virginia $11.28 $23,452.6 # 21
Nanny Salary in Pennsylvania $11.26 $23,412.1 # 22
Nanny Salary in Maine $11.04 $22,970 # 23
Nanny Salary in United States $11.03 $22,933.5 # 24
Nanny Salary in Arizona $10.92 $22,718.6 # 25
Nanny Salary in Utah $10.84 $22,553.9 # 26
Nanny Salary in New Hampshire $10.67 $22,200 # 27
Nanny Salary in North Dakota $10.66 $22,170 # 28
Nanny Salary in Nebraska $10.64 $22,140 # 29
Nanny Salary in Nevada $10.53 $21,910 # 30
Nanny Salary in Delaware $10.53 $21,910 # 31
Nanny Salary in Missouri $10.50 $21,840.5 # 32
Nanny Salary in Florida $10.39 $21,610.0 # 33
Nanny Salary in Wisconsin $10.33 $21,480 # 34
Nanny Salary in Hawaii $10.20 $21,210 # 35
Nanny Salary in Georgia $10.12 $21,051.4 # 36
Nanny Salary in West Virginia $10.10 $21,010 # 37
Nanny Salary in Montana $9.98 $20,760 # 38
Nanny Salary in South Dakota $9.96 $20,710 # 39
Nanny Salary in New Mexico $9.93 $20,660 # 40
Nanny Salary in Indiana $9.89 $20,580 # 41
Nanny Salary in Tennessee $9.85 $20,480 # 42
Nanny Salary in Iowa $9.81 $20,410 # 43
Nanny Salary in Kentucky $9.70 $20,180 # 44
Nanny Salary in Kansas $9.56 $19,890 # 45
Nanny Salary in Arkansas $9.47 $19,700 # 46
Nanny Salary in Oklahoma $9.47 $19,690 # 47
Nanny Salary in Guam $9.40 $19,550 # 48
Nanny Salary in South Carolina $9.40 $19,550 # 49
Nanny Salary in Idaho $9.37 $19,480 # 50
Nanny Salary in Louisiana $9.26 $19,270 # 51
Nanny Salary in Mississippi $9.09 $18,900 # 52
Nanny Salary in Alabama $9.04 $18,810 # 53
Nanny Salary in Virgin Islands $8.77 $18,240 # 54
Nanny Salary in Puerto Rico $8.44 $17,550 # 55