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How much does a Nanny make in California?

Average Nanny Hourly Wage in California

Nannies earn a median hourly wage of $11.10. Hourly wages typically start from $8.63 and go up to $16.93.

Average Nanny Yearly Salary in California

Nannies earn a median salary of $23,090 per year. Salaries typically start from $17,950 and go up to $35,220.

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

Learn more about the Nanny job market for salaries of real jobs in your area. Alternatively, see what Nannies earn in other states.

How to Become a Nanny

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  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

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  2. Get the Education

    A certificate or associates degree is required to be a Nanny. A psychology degree is preferred.

  3. Get Hired

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Nanny Earnings by Seniority

Top End Nanny Earnings

The highest earning Nannies in California earn:

$16.93
an hour
$35,220
per year
Senior Nanny Earnings

Senior Nannies in California earn:

$13.81
an hour
$28,730
per year
Experienced Nanny Earnings

Experienced Nannies in California earn:

$11.10
an hour
$23,090
per year
Junior Nanny Earnings

Junior Nannies in California earn:

$9.36
an hour
$19,470
per year
Starting Nanny Earnings

Starting Nannies in California earn:

$8.63
an hour
$17,950
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Nanny salary comparison

Historical salary for Nannies in California

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

How to Become a Nanny

Interested in becoming a nanny? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good nanny? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    A certificate or associates degree is required to be a Nanny. A psychology degree is preferred.

  3. Get Hired

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    View all jobs →

    Would you like to post jobs on this career? Find the best candidates using Sokanu's new psychometric job platform. Visit employers.sokanu.com today.