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Nanny's salary

(6 Posts)
NomDeClavier Fri 15-Nov-13 18:54:44

It totally depends what language you want. If it's an in demand one - Mandarin yes, but also French, Italian, German and Russian - then you might expect to pay a bit of a premium.

Area and experience affect wages significantly but always agree gross or you're writing a blank cheque.

Karoleann Fri 15-Nov-13 18:08:43

Forgot to mention, you can gross up a net on mr anchovy's calculator.

Karoleann Fri 15-Nov-13 18:08:08

Anna - where do you live? If its London and a full time post, I would advertise at the monthly gross equivalent of £9/hour net. But if you want a specific language, you may need to pay £10, mandarin speaking nannies often charge a lot more.

If its outside London you can pay less.

Blondeshavemorefun Fri 15-Nov-13 17:54:20

agree gross and wage depends on area/exp but tbh i wouldnt expect a nanny with 3/4yrs exp to want that, or they want it, but wont get it grin

i would say more £10gross for that amount of ex, as i know nannies who are in their 30/40's who earn £10 nett about £13gross and they have 15/20years exp

work out what salary you can afford and go from there and advertise either on nannyjob/netmums or go through agencies

PenguinsDontEatPancakes Fri 15-Nov-13 17:21:47

I don't know the going rate for live in and it will depend on your area. But please agree a gross wage and not a net one.

AnnaHarris138 Fri 15-Nov-13 17:20:10

Hello guys, I am currently looking for a full - time live out nanny for my 6 month old baby boy and my 3 year old daughter and I need some advise. I have been working from home for the last two years. We had an au pair for 9 months ( it did not work very well for us), however we have never hired a professional nanny for our little ones and we are a bit lost when it comes to the salary . Is £10 net per hour the minimum wage we should pay for someone with at least 3 - 4 years of experience in childcare? would a bilingual nanny charge more than this?

Thank you very much.

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