Salary and Compensation


Temporary Nanny Care

Compensation for Short-term Temporary Jobs

Short-term temporary jobs are extremely popular among our nannies and are paid through the Nanny Network payroll system. Therefore, the agency will make appropriate withholdings for federal, state and other taxes, as required by law. The hourly rates for back-up child care and babysitting jobs start out at $17.00+ per hour (pre-tax) in Baltimore, $18.00+ per hour in Washington, DC, and $16.00+ per hour in Richmond. The Nanny Network also offers a quarterly caregiver raise program for our best performers where a $0.50-1.00 per hour raise is available every 3 months for outstanding performance.

For temporary family assistant or Sidekick jobs in Baltimore (agency-paid), the hourly rate is $18.00+ per hour. For temporary assistant and Sidekick jobs in Washington, D.C., the hourly rate is $20.00+ per hour.

Our eLearning Aides and Private Educators can earn anywhere between $18-25 per hour (pre-tax) depending on their location and experience.  

Have you heard about our Nanny Specialist program?

The Nanny Network now offers a full-time job opportunity for caregivers who enjoy being part of a team of dedicated child care providers and helping loads of families in the process! Caregivers can join our team as a Nanny Specialist, earning $18.00-22.00 per hour (for 30+ hours per week) depending on experience and location. Nanny Specialists enjoy the flexibility of taking time off whenever needed (although we ask that you provide us with two weeks notice). Nanny Specialists also enjoy guaranteed hours, benefits, professional development and community, too! Do you have a solid chunk of time you’re looking to fill with rewarding work? Come work with us until you need to move on to your next adventure. Be sure to inquire with our recruiting team to see if the Nanny Specialist role might be the perfect position for you!

Ongoing Nanny Care

Full-time and Part-time Jobs

Salaries – Nannies

The average salary range for long-term and permanent nanny positions in Baltimore is between $18-28 per hour, pre-tax. The hourly rate for permanent nanny positions in the Washington, D.C., area is between $20-30 per hour, pre-tax. There are lots of variables to be considered, and every family is different. You will negotiate your salary directly with the family (for all long-term positions). We are available to help both you and the family through this process.

Salaries – Family Assistants

Family assistants are hired on a part-time and full-time basis to help with school-aged children and household management. The average salary range for permanent positions in Baltimore is between $22-30 per hour, pre-tax. The hourly rate for long-term temp and permanent positions in the Washington, D.C. area is between $23-35 per hour, pre-tax. These positions require the completion of our agency training program.

Salaries – Private Educators

Private Educators are hired on a part-time and full-time basis to help school-aged children set themselves up for academic success. The average salary range for permanent positions in Baltimore and Washington, D.C.  is between $25-60 per hour, pre-tax. These positions require a bachelor’s degree and teaching experience (in a classroom, homeschool, as a tutor), a degree in Education, or a teaching certificate.

Who is my employer?
For long-term placements only, you will be hired and employed directly by the family (if you are working for 2 months or more). The Nanny Network is a referral service for long-term temporary and permanent jobs and does not employ caregivers in those positions. We will make every effort to help you find suitable employment, but please understand we cannot guarantee it.

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