Salary and Compensation


Ongoing Nanny Care

Salaries – Nannies

The average salary range for permanent nanny positions in Baltimore is between $15-17 per hour, pre-tax. The hourly rate for permanent nanny positions in the Washington, D.C., area is between $17-22 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. 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 $15-25 per hour, pre-tax. The hourly rate for permanent positions in the Washington, D.C. area is between $18-30 per hour, pre-tax. These positions require the completion of our agency training program.

Who is my employer?
You will be hired and employed directly by the family. The Nanny Network is a referral service for permanent jobs and does not employ you. We will make every effort to help you find suitable employment, but cannot guarantee it.

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Temporary Nanny Care

Compensation for Temporary Jobs
Depending on the family that you do temporary work for through our agency, you might be paid directly by us through our payroll system or directly by the family. The hourly rate for temporary work depends on the type of job (nanny or family assistant) and the location of the job. Generally, temporary nanny jobs in the Baltimore area pay a set $14 per hour, jobs in the Washington, D.C., area pay $15 per hour, and jobs in the Richmond area pay $12 per hour. If you work a corporate back-up care job and are paid through our payroll system, the agency will make appropriate withholdings for federal, state and other taxes, as required by law.

For temporary family assistant jobs in Baltimore (parent paid), the hourly rate is $18 per hour. For temporary assistant jobs in Washington, D.C., the hourly rate is $20 per hour.


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