This article contains data on nanny wages data from PSP’s 2019 Nanny Survey. Please make concessions for higher pay Here we map out the typical pay practices, including PSP community standards and FAQS from our members.
Nanny Pay Basics
Parting is such sweet sorrow... Looking for a special gift idea to give to your nanny when saying goodbye? Here are some member suggestions.
Hurricanes, blizzards, and foul weather forecasts: oh my! Bad weather can wreak havoc: transport halts, schools close, and work schedules get rearranged. What happens to your nanny? Maybe you don’t need your nanny to come in anymore, or your nanny can’t get to work because the subway stopped or their own, personal childcare needs fall through. Do you pay your nanny for the day off? Or do you not pay? Here PSP members share their experiences....
Wondering what to expect your nanny is expecting? What do you do when your nanny is pregnant? How do you manage maternity leave? Or what if they want to bring their baby to work? PSP members share how they handled their caregiver expecting their own little one.
This question comes up frequently on Park Slope Parents: "When we hired our nanny we told her that she would get 2 weeks paid vacation. It now turns out she may get around 5 weeks as we will be away for a lot of the summer. How have folks dealt with the situation?"
There are lots of folks who are going to benefit from the new NYS Family Leave Law—and nannies are included in those covered by the new law.