What is a typical hourly rate for Nannies?
Net rates in NYC vary greatly based on experience, education, special skills, additional languages, and job responsibilities. Typically, we see hourly rates between $20–$25 and up.
My friend pays her sitter $15/hour. Why are your nanny rates higher?
There are some common misconceptions between what a sitter can offer and the gifts and support a great nanny will bring to your family. To better understand the differences, please see our Babysitter vs. Nanny Resource Sheet.
what are typical benefits for nannies?
Typical benefits for full-time nannies can include 2 weeks of paid vacation, a monthly MetroCard, personal & sick days and paid national holidays. Supplemental information can be provided at the family’s request.
how do i pay my nanny?
The nanny is your employee; therefore, you pay her directly. We do not take any part of the nanny’s compensation.
Do I have to pay my nanny’s taxes?
Every family who decides to hire a nanny is responsible for any applicable tax, withholding and reporting. Please see Tax & Payroll Services to find information on your tax obligations as a domestic employer in NYS.
how much does your service cost?
For long term live out placements (3 months+) the fee is 15% of nanny’s gross annual salary.
For long term live in placements the fee is 20% of nanny’s gross annual salary
For short term placements (1 week – 3 months) the fee is 20% of nanny’s gross earnings during the covered work period.
how does your replacement policy work?
Even in the best placements with our NYC nanny agency, unexpected issues can pop up. Our 90-day replacement policy is in place in the event such a challenge should arise. At such time, Nannies by Noa will do everything they can within reason (as defined in your Family Agreement) to provide a suitable replacement within 90 days of hire.
what is the screening process for nannies?
Applicants are interviewed in person and in depth about their experience, education, childcare approach, qualifications and any relevant trainings and certifications. We speak with a minimum of two previous employers to verify dates of employment, responsibilities, strengths and weaknesses and any issues. We expect candidates to submit a transcript or copy of their diploma and additionally copies of certification such as First Aid, CPR or NCS certificates. Comprehensive background checks are performed prior to trials with your family.
Are you insured?
We are licensed with the Department of Consumer Affairs (license # 2017000-DCA) and are bonded and insured.